Cubs Announce Signing OF Donnie Dewees, OF D.J. Wilson and 11 Draft Picks

The Cubs announced Thursday the team signed OF Donnie Dewees, OF D.J. Wilson and 11 other draft picks including LHP Tyler Peitzmeier. The Cubs have signed eight of the team’s first 10 round picks in the draft. Donnie Dewees and D.J. Wilson both signed over-slot deals. Dewees signed for $1.7 million ($1,292,100 pick value) and […]


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Cubs Agree to Terms with Second Round Pick OF Donnie Dewees

According to a report from Jonathan Mayo, the Cubs have agreed to terms with second round pick, OF Donnie Dewees. Jonathan Mayo reported Tuesday night, the Cubs signed Donnie Dewees for $1.7 million, which would be $407,900 over the $1,292,100 allotment for the Cubs second round pick. The Cubs have not announced signing OF Donnie […]


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Cubs Announce Signing OF Ian Happ, and Nine Draft Picks

The Cubs made it official Thursday. The team announced the signing of first round draft pick, OF/2B Ian Happ. The Cubs did not disclose the terms of his contract. According to multiple reports, the Cubs signed Happ for $3 million. The slot allotment for the No. 9 pick in the draft was $3,351,000. The Cubs […]


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Cubs Agree to Terms with Fifth Round Pick LHP Ryan Kellogg

According to reports from Bob Elliott and MLB.com, the Cubs agreed to terms with LHP Ryan Kellogg, the team’s fifth round pick in last week’s draft. Ryan Kellogg and the Cubs agreed to a $376,700 bonus, the exact value of the Cubs fifth round draft pick. The 6-foot-6, 230-pound lefty out of Arizona State was […]


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Ian Happ Announces Reporting to Cubs Facility in Mesa

It appears the Cubs have agreed to terms with the first round pick in last week’s draft. Ian Happ posted on his personal Twitter account Sunday afternoon, “Excited to start my journey with the Cubs. First stop Arizona.” Happ did not say he has signed with the Cubs and the team has not made an […]


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Cubs Sign Tenth Round Pick SS Vimael Machin

According to the draft tracker on MLB.com, the Cubs signed SS Vimael Machin. The Cubs selected Machin in the tenth round out of VCU in last week’s draft. And according to the draft tracker, Machin is the second player to sign an under-slot deal. The Cubs inked Machin for $2,000 which is $150,000 less than […]


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Cubs Sign Seventh Round Pick RHP Craig Brooks

According to a report from the Salisbury Post, the Cubs have signed RHP Craig Brooks. The Cubs selected Brooks in the seventh round of this week’s draft. Brooks was drafted Tuesday and by Wednesday he had signed his contract according to the Salisbury Post and he will report Monday to the Cubs’ facility in Mesa. […]


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Cubs 2015 First-Year Player Draft: Day Three

The 2015 First-Year Player Draft concludes today (11:00am CDT) with rounds 11-40. Through the first two days, the Cubs have selected six pitchers (three left-handers, three-right handers), three outfielders and one infielder. Eight of the Cubs first 10 selections are college players. The Cubs selected OF/2B Ian Happ in the first round and OF Donnie […]


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Cubs Selected LHP Bryan Hudson in Third Round of 2015 Draft

The Cubs went with a high school pitcher in the third round of the draft and selected LHP Bryan Hudson with the 82nd overall pick from Alton High School, Illinois in the First-Year Player Draft. Bryan Hudson is 6-foot-8, 220 pounds and just turned 18 years old (May 8, 1997). Hudson is extremely athletic and with […]


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Cubs 2015 First-Year Player Draft: Day Two

The organization that had the best collection of position players many in the game had ever seen in one system before the season started added two more bats with the selections of OF/2B Ian Happ and OF Donnie Dewees. The Cubs selected two of the top college bats with the team’s first two picks in […]


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