Cubs Farm Teams Release Opening Day Rosters

Opening Day down on the farm is Thursday for the top four teams in the Cubs system. The Daytona Cubs were the first of the Cubs farm teams to release their Opening Day roster and the other three teams followed suit Monday. The I-Cubs Opening Day roster features nine players currently on the Cubs 40-man […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 04/04/11

As the Big League club begins a new season, the future Cubs are hard at work in Spring Training. The minor league season begins Thursday, April 7 for the top four teams in the Cubs system. The I-Cubs open against the Round Rock Express while the Tennessee Smokies will face the Chattanooga Lookouts in their […]

Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 03/28/11

Minor League Predictions – Part One With a brand new season on the horizon, it’s time to gaze into the crystal ball and see what may be in store for many of the Cubs’ prospects. Part one of the two part series will take a look at the first possible call-up, a minor league player […]

Brett Jackson and Vitters among Cubs Second Round of Roster Cuts

The Cubs announced the second round of roster cuts Tuesday morning. The team trimmed their Spring Training roster by 18 players, reducing the number officially in big league camp down to 40 players. Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters and Trey McNutt were among the second round of roster cuts.

All Eyes on Garza – Cubs 3 Mariners 5

Spring Training Game Nineteen – Cubs 3 Mariners 5 WP – Cesar Jimenez (1-0) LP – Austin Bibens-Dirkx (0-1) Save – Justin Miller (1) Monday afternoon in Peoria was all about Matt Garza. Mike Quade ran out a starting lineup, with the exception of Kosuke Fukudome, that figures to begin the year in Des Moines. […]

The North Side Beat the South Side … in the Desert – Cubs 4 White Sox 3

Spring Training Game Fourteen – Cubs 4 White Sox 3 WP – Ryan Dempster (1-0) LP – Mark Buehrle (0-2) Save – None Ryan Dempster became the first Cubs’ starter to complete five innings of work this spring. Dempster set the bar Friday afternoon in Glendale for the pitchers that followed. Dempster tossed five innings […]

Cubs Split the Split-Squad Games – Cubs 5 Dodgers 3, Cubs 0 Reds 10

Spring Training Game Eight – Cubs (ss) 5 Dodgers 3 – 10 innings WP – Esmailin Caridad (1-0) LP – Luis Vasquez (0-2) Save – None Spring Training Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 0 Reds 10 WP – Johnny Cueto (1-1) LP – Todd Wellemeyer (1-1) Save – None The Chicago Cubs won one and […]

Z Cubs Lose Another Exhibition Game – Cubs 7 Rangers 8

Spring Training Game Five – Cubs 7 Rangers (ss) 8 WP – Cody Eppley (1-1) LP – Thomas Diamond (0-1) Save – Ben Snyder (1) Q’s crew lost for the fourth time in the first five Spring Training games despite a four-run fourth inning. Carlos Zambrano started the game and gave up a pair of […]

Pitching Drops Z Spring Opener – Cubs 7 A’s 15

Spring Training Game One – Cubs 7 A’s 15 WP – Joey Devine (1-0) LP – Matt Garza (0-1) Save – None The Cubs Cactus League opener didn’t go exactly the way Mike Quade had hoped. On a cold, windy day in Mesa, the Cubs jumped out to an early lead behind Carlos Zambrano but […]

Close the Book on the Twenty-Ten Chicago Cubs – Cubs 0 Astros 4

Game One Hundred Sixty-Two – Cubs 0 Astros 4 WP – Nelson Figueroa (7-4) LP – Ryan Dempster (15-12) Save – None The Cubs season ended the way it began … with a loss. For the fourth season in a row the Cubs lost their final game of the year. The Cubs finished with a […]