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

The 2010 MLB First Year Player Draft is in the books. The Cubs made a surprise first round selection when they picked Hayden Simpson, a right handed pitcher out of a Division II school, with the 16th overall pick. In the mean time, Chad Tracy has posted several more big games and was finally promoted […]

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 […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/24/10

One Cub affiliate has won six straight games. Another leads their league in team batting average and runs scored. Three of the four affiliates have winning records! Andrew Cashner is finding success in Iowa. All that and more in today’s Down on the Farm Report!

From the Wire….Jim Hendry Makes a Minor Trade

The Cubs and Nationals swapped minor league pitchers on Monday. Chicago sent Matt Avery to Washington for southpaw Ryan Buchter according to a report from the Associated Press. Avery was the college roommate of Nationals’ third baseman Ryan Zimmerman. Avery was 1-1 with a 1.17 ERA in 5 games for the Daytona Cubs last season […]