Baseball America’s Third Mock Draft Has Cubs Selecting RHP Jon Harris

John Manuel released his third mock draft Friday and for the second time in three mock drafts he sees the Cubs taking a college arm in the first round. Manuel thinks the Cubs will take right-hander Jon Harris from Missouri State. Manuel had the Cubs taking Vanderbilt right-hander Carson Fulmer in his first mock draft. […]


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Baseball America’s Second Mock Draft Points to Cubs Selecting OF Andrew Benintendi in First Round

John Manuel released Baseball America’s second mock draft. And with the ninth pick in the first round of the 2015 draft, Manuel has the Cubs selecting Arkansas outfielder Andrew Benintendi. Manuel had Vanderbilt right-hander Carson Fulmer slipping to the Cubs with the ninth pick a week ago. A lot can change in a week. Manuel […]


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FanGraphs’ Mock Draft has the Cubs Selecting OF Trenton Clark in First Round

MLB’s First-Year Player Draft is next month (June 8-10) and the various publications have started posting the first round of mock drafts. Baseball America and FanGraphs both think if SS Alex Bregman from LSU is still available by the time the Cubs are on the clock, he won’t make it past the Cubs with the […]


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Baseball America Has Cubs Selecting RHP Carson Fulmer in First Mock Draft

Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft is less than a month away (June 8-10). The Cubs have the ninth pick in the first round of this year’s draft. A lot of time will be spent over the next month profiling the players the Cubs are being connected to and could possibly select in the first […]


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Cubs Sign 35th Round Pick LHP Jordan Minch

The Cubs announced the signing of LHP Jordan Minch, the team’s 35th round pick in last month’s draft, prior to Friday’s deadline. According to reports, Minch signed a $110,000 bonus. The additional $10,000 counts against the Cubs bonus pool for the 2014 draft. Plus, the Cubs agreed to pay for the completion of his undergraduate degree. […]


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Cubs Reportedly Sign Sixth Round Pick RHP Dylan Cease

According to multiple reports, including one from Dylan Cease, the Cubs have agreed to terms with RHP Dylan Cease on a $1.5 million signing bonus. The Cubs selected the right-hander in the sixth round of the draft. Cease had committed to play for the Vanderbilt Commodores. Dylan Cease received $1,230,500 over the Cubs sixth round […]


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Cubs Announce Signing of Mark Zagunis, James Farris and Twenty-One of First Twenty-Two Draft Picks

The Cubs announced Wednesday afternoon the signings of third round draft pick, catcher Mark Zagunis and ninth round pick, RHP James Farris along with 21 of the first 22 picks in this year’s draft. The only pick in the first ten rounds that has not been signed is RHP Dylan Cease and the team is expected […]


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Cubs Sign Draft Picks LHP Tommy Thorpe and RHP Ryan Williams

The Cubs have not made the signings official yet, but from all indications the team has signed eighth round draft pick (229th overall) LHP Tommy Thorpe and tenth round draft pick (289th overall) RHP Ryan Williams. LHP Tommy Thorpe signed an under-slot deal of $135,000 and RHP Ryan Williams signed for an under-slot bonus of $1,000. Both […]


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Cubs Sign RHP Jake Stinnett, RHP James Norwood and Announce Signings of Carson Sands and Justin Steele

Updated 8:08pm CDT – Friday, June 20 … The Cubs announced Thursday the signing of second round pick RHP Jake Stinnett, fourth round pick LHP Carson Sands, fifth round pick LHP Justin Steele and seventh round pick RHP James Norwood. The Cubs signed Stinnett to an under-slot bonus, as expected, for $1 million. The Cubs slot […]


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Cubs Select Pitching and Possibilities on the Third Day of the 2014 Draft

The 2014 First-Year Player Draft wrapped up on Saturday with rounds 11-40. The Cubs used six of their picks in rounds 11-20 on pitching and used a total of 13 picks on pitching during the last day of the draft. The Cubs used 21 of their 40 picks over three days on pitchers while drafting […]


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