The Daily CCO: Javier Baez Has Big Night in Return to Iowa Cubs Lineup

Javier Baez was activated from the disabled list Tuesday and appeared in his first game for Iowa since June 7 when he broke his finger sliding into second base. In four rehab games for the AZL Cubs, Baez was 5-for-12 with a double and a walk. Baez batted third and played shortstop Tuesday. And Javier […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/15

It was a big Tuesday throughout the system for the affiliates. As of press time last night, the Cubs minor league players had nine home runs and recorded three shut outs. It was all the start to what appears to be a memorable week for everyone. In his first start Iowa, Clayton Richard recorded a […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber Played Left Field, Baez Continued Rehab and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs rough weekend ended with a positive vibe thanks to Addison Russell, David Ross and Kyle Schwarber. But this is the first Monday the Cubs are looking up at a team for the second Wild Card spot in the National League. The Cubs struggles have coincided with a Giants surge and Joe Maddon’s team […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/27/15

It was a pretty good start to the week for some pitchers from the 2014 draft class. Lefty Tommy Thorpe is not thriving in the rotation for South Bend, while Brad Markey was blowing hitters away for Myrtle Beach. Austyn Willis also had a good outing for the AZL Cubs, and Ryan Williams kept rolling […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/22/15

The ball continues to fly down on the farm. Eloy Jimenez went yard for Eugene while the reigning Midwest League Player of the Week, Jeffrey Baez, kept finding holes. And Erick Leal tossed a gem for South Bend. Chesny Young extended his on-base record and helped Myrtle Beach extend its winning streak. And a grand […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/20/15

Gleyber Torres and Jeffrey Baez continued to pound the baseball for South Bend while Rashad Crawford also heated up at the plate. Myrtle Beach ran their winning streak to six games. Chesny Young set a Carolina League record. Young has reached base safely in 38 straight games. Tennessee received a rare bad outing from Ryan […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/17/15

After taking a break for the Major League All-Star game, all of the Cubs’ affiliates look refreshed as there were both big pitching performances and excellent offensive displays to end the week. Eugene was a base hit machine thanks to Ian Happ and Eloy Jimenez, while Yasiel Balaguert and David Bote went deep for South […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/13/15

Tennessee pitching drew the spotlight to start the week as Ryan Williams and Pierce Johnson did everything but sell popcorn in the stands for the Smokies. Meanwhile, Dylan Cease continues to dazzle the Arizona rookie league. Myrtle Beach remains in a lurch in the second half despite excellent outings from Jonathan Martinez and Daury Torrez, […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: A Win, An MVP, Top 10 Prospects and Rumors

The Cubs wrapped up the weekend and the first half with a win over the South Side in what was a typically busy three days heading into the break. Jake Arrieta had a career-first while completing his second game of the season. Kyle Schwarber went home and made headlines on the National stage. Carl Edwards […]


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The Daily CCO: Javier Baez and Tommy La Stella Have Resumed Baseball Activities and Other Cubs News

Not long after the team announced Jason Hammel was penciled in to make his next start and he is not expected to miss any time after the MRI on his left hamstring did not reveal any damage, the Cubs provided updates on Javier Baez and Tommy La Stella. Baez and La Stella have resumed “some […]


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