Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/12/11

The Cubs Minor League System Quarterly Report Time has passed quickly, and this week most minor league teams will be completing the first quarter of the season. Here’s how the affiliates in the Chicago Cubs’ organization have performed.

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/09/11

It’s been an exciting week in “The Bushes”. There were excellent pitching performances by Cameron Greathouse, Brett Wallach, Ramon Ortiz, Doug Davis, Nick Struck, Robert Coello and Su-Min Jung. Nelson Perez, Junior Lake and Jae-Hoon Ha are getting their taters in Daytona. Daytona became the first club in the organization to reach 20 wins, and […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/02/11

The D-Cubs continue winning games down in the Florida State League and the Sluggin’ Smokies did what they do best … hit the baseball. But this week it was Ryan Flaherty and Rebel Ridling that stole the headlines from Brett Jackson. At Iowa, Jay Jackson made another start. Doug Davis and Todd Wellemeyer will make […]

Cubs Farm Teams Release Opening Day Rosters

Opening Day down on the farm is Thursday for the top four teams in the Cubs system. The Daytona Cubs were the first of the Cubs farm teams to release their Opening Day roster and the other three teams followed suit Monday. The I-Cubs Opening Day roster features nine players currently on the Cubs 40-man […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/04/11

As the Big League club begins a new season, the future Cubs are hard at work in Spring Training. The minor league season begins Thursday, April 7 for the top four teams in the Cubs system. The I-Cubs open against the Round Rock Express while the Tennessee Smokies will face the Chattanooga Lookouts in their […]

Cubs Unofficially Finalize the 2011 Opening Day Roster

While the official announcement has not been made, the Cubs have finalized their 25-man Opening Day roster. The Cubs optioned Welington Castillo to Triple-A Iowa and placed Max Ramirez on waivers Monday. The Cubs spring roster still stands at 26 while they wait to see if another team claims Max Ramirez. The Cubs are hoping […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Indians – 03/28/11

Spring Training Game Thirty-Two: Cubs (14-17) vs. Indians (14-13) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Webcast Location – Goodyear Ballpark, Goodyear Carlos Zambrano (0-1, 4.08/1.47) vs. Carlos Carrasco (0-2, 7.56/1.92) Updated – 2:48pm CDT – According to multiple reports, the Cubs optioned Welington Castillo to Triple-A Iowa Monday … […]

Dempster’s Tainted Tune-up – Cubs 4 Rockies 6

Spring Training Game Thirty-One – Cubs 4 Rockies (ss) 6 WP – Clay Mortensen (1-0) LP – Ryan Dempster (1-1) Save – None The Cubs four-game spring winning streak came to an end with a lackadaisical effort Sunday afternoon. After showing a lot of improvement over the last week, Q’s crew looked indifferent against a […]

From the Wire … Cubs Release Carlos Silva

According to multiple reports, the Cubs granted Carlos Silva his unconditional release Sunday morning. The Cubs told Silva Saturday that he would not make the team out of camp and asked him to go to Triple-A Iowa to be insurance during the season. Silva said there’s was no chance he would accept a minor league […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Mariners – 03/25/11

Spring Training Game Twenty-Nine: Cubs (12-16) vs. Mariners (ss) (13-9) Game Time – 3:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV/MLB Network – Radio: Webcast Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Randy Wells (1-1, 1.35/0.70) vs. Aaron Laffey (1-0, 1.50/1.50) Updated 12:45pm CDT – Randy Wells was informed that he is the Cubs’ fourth starter Friday […]