More from Super Tuesday and Other Cubs News, Notes and Rumors

What appeared to be a pretty active day turned into one of the busiest days in the recent history of the organization on Tuesday when the Cubs made a flurry of trades and roster moves that involved 14 players, cash and International slot money. The Cubs signed three international prospects and reportedly agreed to a […]

From the Wire … Cubs Trade Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger to Orioles for RHP Jake Arrieta and RHP Pedro Strop

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have traded Scott Feldman and Steve Clevenger to the Baltimore Orioles for RHP Jake Arrieta, RHP Pedro Strop and international bonus pool money. According to a report from Jesse Sanchez, the Cubs received $388,100 in international slot money from the Orioles in the deal for Feldman and Clevenger. Scott […]

Cubs Working on Deals for Marmol and Clevenger? And Other News and Rumors

If Monday was any indication, it is going to be a busy month for the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are discussing a deal for Carlos Marmol with at least five teams. The Dodgers are thought to be the most aggressive for Marmol, as Bruce Levine reported. But the deal is not done. Theo Epstein indicated […]

Cubs Option Clevenger to Iowa, Transfer Putnam to 60-Day DL and Update Baker’s Status

The Cubs made two roster moves on Friday and updated the status of one of their injured pitchers. Steve Clevenger was activated from the 60-day DL and optioned to Triple-A Iowa. Clevenger was on a rehab assignment with the I-Cubs that expired last week. Clevenger reportedly tweaked his left oblique just before his rehab assignment […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/24/13

It was reported that sportswriter Ring Lardner would sing “I’m forever blowing ballgames” to the “Black Sox” during the storied World Series. That seemed to be an appropriate tune with the way the week ended down on the farm as losing leads ran rampant through the organization. Boise was powered by Yasiel Balaguert and Kevin […]

Clevenger Suffers Setback … and Other Cubs News and Notes

Steve Clevenger had a slight setback on the day his minor league rehab assignment was due to end. Clevenger experienced tightness in his oblique area and will rest for a couple of days before being re-evaluated by the Cubs’ medical staff. Clevenger wasn’t the only injury down on the farm. The I-Cubs placed Brett Jackson […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/20/13

Daytona remained in the spotlight this week as Javier Baez and Tim Saunders each hit grand slams on Tuesday. Iowa received excellent pitching performances from Chris Rusin and Nick Struck. Pitching also took center stage for Boise, as Loiger Padron extended the team’s scoreless streak for starters. Kane County wrapped up the first half with […]

DeJesus Likely Out a Month, Cubs to Recall a Position Player

Prior to Wednesday’s game, Dale Sveum said David DeJesus will likely be out for about a month after a MRI on Monday confirmed DeJesus sprained his right shoulder when he crashed into the wall at Citi Field in New York on Friday night. The Cubs placed DeJesus on the 15-day DL on Saturday morning. Not […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/17/13

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/17/13 All-Star season is upon us as Daytona went into their break on Thursday while Kane County will take off following Sunday’s game. Tennessee ended a losing streak as Kyle Hendricks continues to impress. In Iowa, Steve Clevenger looks to be ready for bigger and better things as […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/13/13

All eyes seems to have turn to Daytona at the start of the week as Javier Baez looked to claim his spot as the top prospect in the system with a four home run night. The D-Cubs also showed off their speed by stealing ten straight bases in a doubleheader on Sunday. Kane County went […]