Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/03/15

Pitching dominated the end of the week as Eugene got a nine strikeout performance from Oscar De La Cruz while Justin Steele continued to dominate the Northwest League. Pierce Johnson looks ready to make the next step in his development as he, along with two home runs, helped Tennessee to victory. Meanwhile, Carlos Pimentel also […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/26/15

The end of an exciting week saw three affiliates start the second half of their seasons as Tennessee got a big boost from catcher Taylor Davis. South Bend also started off with a win as Jason Vosler went deep. Iowa swept a doubleheader thanks to an excellent pitching performance by Carlos Pimentel and Eugene took […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/19/15

The end of the week saw Myrtle Beach edge closer to a playoff berth as relievers Juan Paniagua and James Pugliese gave the Pelicans a chance to come back. Tennessee holds a slim playoff chance as Pierce Johnson began to heat up. Iowa remains in the hunt as John Andreoli provided a spark. Meanwhile, the […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber’s Big Night, Wada is a Bad— and Other Cubs News

Kyle Schwarber had a night he will not forget Wednesday at Progressive Field in front of 40 or so family members and friends. Schwarber officially joined the Cubs’ 25 and Under Club with his four-hit performance. Schwarber went 4-for-5 with a triple, three runs scored and two RBI. And his first hit, a triple in […]


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The Daily CCO: Soriano Most Likely Ready After the Break, Wada Staying in Rotation and Other Cubs News

The Cubs started the six-game homestand on a positive note Thursday with a 6-3 win over the Reds. The bleachers looked great and Dexter Fowler was the first player to hit a homer into the new right field bleachers. While the offense outhit the poor start from Tsuyoshi Wada, the bullpen ended up being the […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/12/15

The rain, rain won’t go away as the Cubs’ affiliates lost half of their scheduled games to the weather. What we were left with was only one shaky win by Myrtle Beach with a great pitching effort by Duane Underwood. The story for the end of the week were the Caribbean leagues as the DSL […]


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The Daily CCO: Bryant’s Blast, Castro Hitting Clean-Up and Other Cubs News

Tuesday night’s game will not soon be forgotten. Addison Russell delivered the game winner, a two-out double in the ninth that gave the Cubs their fifth walk-off win of the season, tops in baseball. And with Tuesday’s 3-2 victory, the Cubs improved to 13-10 in 23 one-run games this season. Even with Russell coming through […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: More Homers, Rumors and Injury Updates than Wins

It was a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Cubs. From the action on the field to the rumors about which player the front office could select in the first round of the draft and which players the Cubs may be interested in to improve the big league roster, there wasn’t much down time over […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Certain Kyle Schwarber is Staying Behind the Plate Long Term and Other News

Kyle Schwarber is expected to hit at the Major League level. The question with Schwarber is where will he play in the big leagues? Most outside of the Cubs’ organization think Schwarber will end up in the outfield. Jaron Madison, the Cubs’ farm director, is in Des Moines watching the I-Cubs and told Tommy Birch, […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: News, Roster Moves and a Rumor, but No Meat Loaf

The weekend started out on a positive note with Jon Lester picking up his first win and Addison Russell going deep for the first time in the big leagues. But the other two games against the Brewers didn’t go the Cubs way. The Cubs made a couple of roster moves and Welington Castillo found himself […]


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