Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/09/10

The Iowa Cubs lose a heartbreaker to Memphis and see their playoff hopes vanish. The Tennessee Smokies get set to begin their postseason slate. Jason Dubois hits two home runs in the final game of the year at Iowa. One Cubs prospect is named the Topps Player of the Month, and the other is the […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Astros – 09/07/10

Game One Hundred Thirty-Nine: Cubs (60-78) vs. Astros (64-73) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – Comcast SportsNet – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Silva (10-5, 3.92/1.24) vs. Nelson Figueroa (2-1, 2.36/1.14) Updated 3:05pm CDT – Carlos Silva activated from 15-day DL Updated 3:06pm CDT – According […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 09/02/10

We’ve hit the final stretch of the regular season of minor league baseball. Going into this weekend, the Iowa Cubs are still fighting for a playoff berth. The Daytona Cubs are trying to fight off elimination. The Tennessee Smokies are riding-high trying to stay smoking hot as they head into the postseason. The Peoria Chiefs […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Pirates – 09/01/10

Game One Hundred Thirty-Four: Cubs (56-77) vs. Pirates (44-88) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Tom Gorzelanny (7-8, 3.98/1.46) vs. James McDonald (2-4, 5.65/1.47) Weather permitting … The Cubs will begin the final full month of the baseball calendar […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/30/10

The 2010 Arizona Fall League schedule has been released. The Iowa Cubs are battling the Memphis Grizzlies for the PCL American North crown. The Daytona pitching staff is brilliant but the bats go cold at the wrong time. Tennessee’s Bill Dancy earns managerial win number 1,600. The Smokies clinch the second half division title. Walk-off […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/26/10

A top-pitching prospect in the Cubs organization who has the same name as the St. Louis Cardinals ace is promoted from Double-A to Triple-A. The Daytona Cubs have pulled within two games of the division leaders in the FSL North. The Iowa Cubs see their lead get thinner and thinner in the PCL American North. […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/23/10

The three newest Cubs pitching prospects make their organizational debuts. One Cubs right-hander who started the year with Peoria will join the Smokies for their playoff run. The Iowa Cubs bullpen looks sharp as relievers vie for spots in the big league ‘pen in September. Esmailin Caridad is finally pitching again after months away from […]


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Finding a Way to Lose – Cubs 3 Padres 5

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two – Cubs 3 Padres 5 WP – Mat Latos (13-5) LP – Sean Marshall (6-4, BS 2) Save – Heath Bell (37) Have the Chicago Cubs hit rock bottom? The first place San Diego Padres completed their first four-game sweep at Wrigley Field ever on Thursday afternoon by beating the lowly […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Padres – 08/19/10

Game One Hundred Twenty-Two: Cubs (50-71) vs. Padres (72-47) Game Time – 1:20pm CDT Coverage – TV: WGN TV – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 184 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Carlos Zambrano (4-6, 5.27/1.77) vs. Mat Latos (12-5, 2.32/0.99) Updated – 11:49am CDT – Sam Fuld Recalled from Triple-A Iowa The Iowa Cubs […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/19/10

Four Cubs pitchers are signed just before Monday’s deadline to ink 2010 draftees. Twenty-two Cubs selections remain unsigned and return to school for one more year before going back into the draft next June. A couple of Jeffs, Samardzija and Antigua, had great outings this week. Three new pitchers are acquired by the organization in […]


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