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 […]

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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 […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 11/15/10

The Mesa Solar Sox are eliminated from postseason contention. One Cubs prospect is named an All-Star and is released all in the span of 24-hours. Eight minor leaguers in the organization become free agents while four others re-sign with the club. A few Cubs farmhands are set to play in Australia, while Austin Bibens-Dirkx is […]

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Cubs Moves from Down on the Farm

The Cubs continued making roster moves this week, both at the Major and Minor League levels. John Grabow was activated from the 60-day DL on Tuesday. Brad Snyder was outrighted off the Cubs 40-man roster Wednesday and became a free agent. Eight players in the Cubs’ system filed for free agency on November 6 and […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/17/10

The Iowa Cubs have completed their longest winning streak of the season. The injury bug has bitten some Cubs’ prospects. The Smokies are looking to wake up after hitting a bit of a rough patch and have seen their once comfortable lead in the Southern League North fall to a precarious two games. All that […]

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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 05/14/10

Game Thirty-Six: Cubs (15-20) vs. Pirates (14-20) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 183 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (1-4, 2.83/1.20) vs. Brian Burres (2-1, 3.91/1.52) After a much needed day off, the Cubs return to the field in search of a […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/13/10

The Iowa Cubs had one of their wildest games of the year, while the Peoria Chiefs have gone into a slump. The 2010 “Road to Wrigley” game has been announced, as has a number retirement for one Cubs’ legend. Plus, Andrew Cashner made his Triple-A debut Wednesday in Las Vegas. All that and more in […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/10/10

Starlin Castro’s promotion from Tennessee to the big leagues sparked a flurry of moves throughout the Cubs’ system on Friday. Chad Tracy was sent down to AAA-Iowa to make room for Castro on the Chicago roster. Josh Vitters was promoted from Daytona to fill Starlin’s spot on the Smokies roster. Rule Five Draft pick Mike […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/06/10

The Cubs’ Pacific Coast League club was shut out for the first time this season. One Cubs’ right-hander has joined the I-Cubs for rehab. The Peoria Chiefs have snuck up on the rest of their division. Starlin Castro “will” be in the big leagues at some point this season. Another young shortstop, Darwin Barney, is […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/03/10

The Cubs’ AAA affiliate has dropped nine straight games to a single opponent for the third time in franchise history. This streak dates back to 2009. In the mean time, the Cubs’ AA squad has also hit a rough patch. Even the organization’s top prospect has gone into a bit of a slump. Plus, one […]

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