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 […]

The Plot Thickens in Cubs Camp

The Cubs made their third round of roster cuts Wednesday when they optioned Justin Berg and Scott Maine to Triple-A Iowa … and assigned Todd Wellemeyer and Angel Guzman to minor league camp. Wellemeyer is contemplating his future after dealing with another injury this spring. The Cubs are expected to make another round of roster […]

Wellemeyer and Maine among Cubs Roster Cuts

According to multiple reports, the Cubs reduced their spring roster by four players Wednesday morning. Justin Berg and Scott Maine were optioned to Triple-A Iowa … and Todd Wellemeyer and Angel Guzman were assigned to minor league camp. The Cubs spring roster officially stands at 36 players with more cuts expected by Thursday or Friday.

No Sleep for Q … Roster Decisions Loom for the Cubs

Seven games and six days left in the desert for the Chicago Cubs. The final Cactus League game of 2011 is Tuesday, March 29 … The Cubs equipment truck leaves for Chicago Sunday. Mike Quade, Randy Bush, Pat Listach, Mark Riggins and Greg Maddux met in with Jim Hendry in the GM’s office Tuesday morning […]

A Spring Break for the Chicago Cubs

The Cubs only scheduled off day of the spring is Wednesday … and it could not come at a better time. The Cubs have played 21 of the 34 games on the Cactus League schedule and have made two rounds of roster cuts. Camp ‘Q’ started with 60 players in big league camp, two roster […]

Catching Up on Cubs Spring Training News and Notes

The Cubs 2011 exhibition season has hit the home stretch. Opening Day at Wrigley is two weeks from Friday and Q’s crew still has work to do … and decisions to make. Jim Hendry and company are expected to announce the second round of roster cuts following Tuesday’s split squad games against the Rockies and […]

Cubs Lose a Pair of One-Run Games to the Reds – Cubs 6 Reds 7, Cubs 8 Reds 9

Spring Training Game Fifteen – Cubs (ss) 6 Reds (ss) 7 WP – Jordan Smith (2-0, BS 2) LP – Todd Wellemeyer (1-2, BS 1) Save – Logan Ondrusek (1) Spring Training Game Sixteen – Cubs (ss) 8 Reds (ss) 9 WP – Scott Carroll (1-0) LP – Robert Coello (0-1, BS 1) Save – […]

Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Indians – 03/10/11

Spring Training Game Thirteen: Cubs (4-8) vs. Indians (4-7) Game Time – 2:05pm CST Coverage – TV: None – Radio: Cubs.com webcast Location – HoHoKam Park, Mesa Randy Wells (1-0, 0.00/1.20) vs. Justin Masterson (0-1, 5.40/1.60) Thursday is Ron Santo Day at HoHoKam Park. The Cubs will pay tribute to Santo in pre-game ceremonies. Santo’s […]

Cashner a Lock for the Cubs Opening Day Roster?

According to a report from the Tribune, the Cubs final roster will be a group decision. Mike Quade will have input on which players will be with him on Opening Day at Wrigley. According to the Trib, Quade “isn’t sure how big a voice he will have in meetings later this month” with Jim Hendry […]