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 […]

Q’s Crew Pounded in Spring Finale – Cubs 8 Diamondbacks 15

Spring Training Game Thirty-Three – Cubs 8 Diamondbacks 15 WP – Joe Saunders (1-3) LP – Matt Garza (1-4) Save – None The Cubs completed their 34-game Cactus League schedule by dropping the final three contests of the spring. Q’s crew finished an inconsistent camp with an incredibly strange, offensive day at HoHoKam Park. Typically […]

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 […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/05/10

Two Iowa Cubs have been named to the Triple-A All-Star Game. Three of the nine Smokies named to the Southern League All-Star Game will be in the starting lineup. After a rain out yesterday, the I-Cubs find themselves temporarily at the bottom of the pack in the PCL American North. A viral infection has prevented […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/28/10

It was a busy weekend throughout the Cubs organization. Many of the top prospects have been promoted, including Brett Jackson, and some have already joined their new clubs! The Smokies have picked up right where they left off, starting the second half strongly. The Boise Hawks have made Sports Center! Brett Jackson has a hit-streak […]

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

One Cub affiliate put together a nice string of victories while another dropped three of four. The rest of the Iowa pitching staff, which was depleted by several call-ups, has been pitching well. Also, a flurry of Korean-born prospects have played well in Peoria. In the mean time, the Cubs are set to make the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/09/10

Last night was Opening Day for the four full-season Chicago Cubs minor league affiliates. The AAA Iowa Cubs opened up with a home game at Principal Park, while the Smokies, Daytona Cubs, and Chiefs all started out the year on the road.