Cubs Down of the Farm Report – 06/04/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Unlike last week, this week has been very calm and the offenses of pretty much all the teams have been quiet. The Smokies have now lost 11 in a row and they are quickly falling way out of contention at 9.5 games back. Tony Thomas has […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/28/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. This was one heck of a busy beginning to the week for call-ups; of course the big one was Jake Fox getting called up to Chicago from Iowa. Bobby Scales was sent back down to Iowa on Wednesday but appears to be headed back to Chicago […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/25/09

Here is your end of the week update from the Cubs’ Minor League System. Josh Vitters has stayed hot and has homered in three of his four games this weekend…that is a total of 10 so far for the Chiefs this season. Daytona has not played a game since Tuesday, May 19 due to rainy […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/21/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. It has been a pretty eventful beginning to week for first round picks. Josh Vitters (1st round pick 2007 Draft) is on a streak of historical proportions; he had at least three hits in five straight games and he homered in his last four before Wednesday. […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/14/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. Please check out Iowa’s box scores from Tuesday and Wednesday. They scored 33 runs in their last two games…and Jake Fox is back and on a tear. Everything went as planned for Carlos Zambrano on Wednesday. His bullpen session went well and he will make a […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 4/30/09

Here is your mid-week update for our Young Cubs. As always you can check out my site at www.youngcubsworld.com for daily updates of the big performers. Andrew Cashner made his season debut on Sunday for the Daytona Cubs. Cashner allowed one run on one hit in 2 2/3 innings with walk and two strikeouts.

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Koskie Lifted in Third…Cubs Romp – Cubs 9 Mariners (ss) 2

Game Twenty-Four – Cubs 9 Mariners (ss) 2 WP – Aaron Heilman (1-0) LP – Gaby Hernandez (0-1) Save – None Lou Piniella and a mostly B-team lineup made the trip to Peoria on Thursday and left with another Cactus League victory led by Micah Hoffpauir. Hoffpauir hit his fourth home run of the spring […]

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Winning …and Losing in the Desert – Cubs (ss) 8 Mariners (ss) 1 – Cubs (ss) 2 Angels 8

Game Seventeen – Cubs (ss) 8 Mariners (ss) 1 WP – Sean Marshall (2-0) LP – Gaby Hernandez (0-1) Save – None Game Eighteen – Cubs (ss) 2 Angels 8 WP – Dustin Moseley (1-0) LP – Chad Gaudin (2-1) Save – None The Cubs split a pair of games in the Cactus League on […]

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A Minor Loss – Cubs 4 Indians 5

Game Eight – Cubs (ss) 4 Indians 5 WP – Jensen Lewis (1-0) LP – Justin Berg (0-1) Save – Juan Salas (1) In a game full of minor league players not invited to big league camp, a version of the Cubs lost to the Indians in Goodyear on Wednesday afternoon. Bobby Dickerson, Iowa’s manager, […]

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