Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/15/10

Not only is it All-Star week for Major League Baseball, but many minor league festivities and games took place this week that allowed top prospects from each club to take the field together. With the Futures Game history, Hak-Ju Lee and Brett Jackson have rejoined their respective clubs. A handful of Smokies helped the North […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/12/10

Two of the top Chicago Cubs prospects strutted their stuff on the big stage in the Major League Baseball Futures Game. The Southern League All-Star Game will take place tonight. The Smokies finished up on a high note before the break. In Iowa, Austin Bibens-Dirkx has stepped his game up with his promotion to Triple-A. […]

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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 […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/01/10

Nine Tennessee Smokies will play in the Southern League All-Star game! The Iowa Cubs just capped off a very successful month. Brett Jackson has not slowed down after his promotion to Double-A. Trey McNutt makes his Daytona debut. The Boise Hawks had a winning week to boost their record over .500 on the young season. […]

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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 […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/17/10

One Cubs prospect hit for the cycle! Another was named the Southern League Pitcher of the Week. In Daytona, the Cubs are hoping for a second half that involves a lot more winning than their first half did. The Peoria Chiefs are looking forward to their All-Star break, which is about a week away. The […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/14/10

A few Cubs prospects played well in the Florida State League All-Star game. Jeff Samardzija did well as an emergency starter for Iowa. The Peoria Chiefs honored future Hall of Famer Greg Maddux on Friday as they retired his jersey number. The top two teams in the Southern League, Tennessee and West Tenn, faced off […]

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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 […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/21/10

Andrew Cashner and Josh Vitters, the top pitching and hitting prospects in the organization respectively, are both doing well at their new levels. A few I-Cub hurlers are making their case for joining the Chicago Cubs bullpen. New names like D.J. Fitzgerald continue to stand out in Peoria. All that and more in today’s Down […]

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

Starlin Castro’s promotion from Tennessee to the big leagues sparked a flurry of moves throughout the Cubs’ system on Friday. Chad Tracy was sent down to AAA-Iowa to make room for Castro on the Chicago roster. Josh Vitters was promoted from Daytona to fill Starlin’s spot on the Smokies roster. Rule Five Draft pick Mike […]

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