Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/02/10

We’ve hit the final stretch of the regular season of minor league baseball. Going into this weekend, the Iowa Cubs are still fighting for a playoff berth. The Daytona Cubs are trying to fight off elimination. The Tennessee Smokies are riding-high trying to stay smoking hot as they head into the postseason. The Peoria Chiefs […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/01/10

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four: Cubs (56-77) vs. Pirates (44-88) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (7-8, 3.98/1.46) vs. James McDonald (2-4, 5.65/1.47) Weather permitting … The Cubs will begin the final full month of the baseball calendar […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/10

A top-pitching prospect in the Cubs organization who has the same name as the St. Louis Cardinals ace is promoted from Double-A to Triple-A. The Daytona Cubs have pulled within two games of the division leaders in the FSL North. The Iowa Cubs see their lead get thinner and thinner in the PCL American North. […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/16/10

One Cubs prospect hit for the cycle this weekend! Another was not so successful, going hitless and making an error in his first game in the system. Micah Hoffpauir finds instant success back in the minors after a rough stint in Chicago. The Smokies are still flying high, the I-Cubs are racking up the Ws, […]

The Free Fallin’ Chicago Cubs – Cubs 4 Reds 11

Game One Hundred Eleven – Cubs 4 Reds 11 WP – Travis Wood (3-1) LP – Thomas Diamond (0-2) Save – None How much longer will the Cubs’ front office sit by and watch this group of players take the field? This group has quit, with a few exceptions, and the lackadaisical play by the […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/05/10

Three different Cubs prospects earn Player of the Week awards for their respective leagues. John Gaub, a product of the Mark DeRosa trade, is hammered in a rehab appearance in Mesa. Chris Rusin put together a good start in his Double-A debut. Brett Wallach’s first start in the Cubs organization turned into his first loss […]

Dust Off the Flag … Cubs Win! – Cubs 15 Brewers 3

Game One Hundred Eight – Cubs 15 Brewers 3 WP – Ryan Dempster (9-8) LP – Manny Parra (3-9) Save – None The Cubs ended their seven-game losing streak in a big way Wednesday afternoon. Lou’s crew was behind 3-1 as late as the sixth inning but the offense broke out and scored 14 runs […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Brewers – 08/03/10

Game One Hundred Seven: Cubs (46-60) vs. Brewers (49-58) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Thomas Diamond (0-0, -.–/-.–) vs. Chris Narveson (8-7, 5.90/1.50) Updated – 4:02pm CDT – Mitch Atkins recalled from Triple-A Iowa – Brian Schlitter […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/02/10

Kyle Smit fairs well in his Smokies debut after coming over from the Dodgers organization. Brett Wallach, who was 6-0 with the Loons of the Midwest League this season, is set to make his debut with the Peoria Chiefs. Bryan LaHair has a three-homer game and picks up seven RBI! All four of the Cubs […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/26/10

One Cub affiliate just finished up an 8-0 road trip. J.R. Mathes breaks an Iowa record for career wins with the club. The first half champion Smokies have moved into first place for the second half as well. The Iowa Cubs pulled out a win despite two costly errors from their shortstop. Brenly stays hot, […]