Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/29/15

It was a big Tuesday throughout the system for the affiliates. As of press time last night, the Cubs minor league players had nine home runs and recorded three shut outs. It was all the start to what appears to be a memorable week for everyone. In his first start Iowa, Clayton Richard recorded a […]


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The Daily CCO: La Stella Ready for Rehab Assignment, Cubs Release Jackson and Other News and Rumors

Kris Bryant, Starlin Castro and the Cubs’ offense picked up the pitching staff Monday and provided a memorable win over the Rockies. What will be lost in the two comebacks Monday night are the performances turned in by Dexter Fowler and Addison Russell. Fowler singled in the ninth with one out and reached base three […]


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From the Wire: LHP Clayton Richard Clears Waivers, Cubs Option to Triple-A Iowa

The Cubs announced Friday the team retained LHP Clayton Richard two days after the lefty was designated for assignment. Richard cleared waivers and was optioned to Iowa. With Clayton Richard staying in the organization, the Cubs’ 40-man roster currently stands at 40 players. The Cubs designated Richard for assignment prior to Wednesday’s doubleheader in Cincinnati. After […]


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From the Wire: Cubs Recall RHP Yoervis Medina, Designate LHP Clayton Richard for Assignment

The Cubs announced two roster moves Wednesday morning to add a reliever to the bullpen. The Cubs recalled RHP Yoervis Medina from Triple-A Iowa. To make room on the active roster, LHP Clayton Richard was designated for assignment. With Wednesday’s roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster stands at 39 players and the active roster consists […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/22/15

The ball continues to fly down on the farm. Eloy Jimenez went yard for Eugene while the reigning Midwest League Player of the Week, Jeffrey Baez, kept finding holes. And Erick Leal tossed a gem for South Bend. Chesny Young extended his on-base record and helped Myrtle Beach extend its winning streak. And a grand […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber Back in the Bigs, Soriano Moved Up to Triple-A and Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs open the second half of the season tonight in Atlanta. And according to multiple reports Thursday afternoon, Kyle Schwarber has been recalled from Triple-A Iowa. Miguel Montero is headed to the disabled list and could be out for six weeks. Montero is scheduled to see a hand specialist Friday about the left thumb […]


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Rambling about the Cubs as the Second Half Commences

Hello again, everybody. It was a fun week for baseball fans as the Midsummer Classic caught the attention of the sporting world the first few days of the week. I, like most, absolutely loved the new approach to Home Run Derby. The clock was just great, and in a game where clocks never existed, maybe […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/17/15

After taking a break for the Major League All-Star game, all of the Cubs’ affiliates look refreshed as there were both big pitching performances and excellent offensive displays to end the week. Eugene was a base hit machine thanks to Ian Happ and Eloy Jimenez, while Yasiel Balaguert and David Bote went deep for South […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 07/13/15

Tennessee pitching drew the spotlight to start the week as Ryan Williams and Pierce Johnson did everything but sell popcorn in the stands for the Smokies. Meanwhile, Dylan Cease continues to dazzle the Arizona rookie league. Myrtle Beach remains in a lurch in the second half despite excellent outings from Jonathan Martinez and Daury Torrez, […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Prospects Kyle Schwarber and Carl Edwards Jr. Set for All-Star Futures Game

Two of the Cubs’ top prospects will be on the National stage Sunday afternoon at the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Kyle Schwarber is in the starting lineup, batting third and catching for the U.S. Team and Carl Edwards Jr. is scheduled to be the seventh pitcher used by skipper Ken Griffey Sr. Kyle Schwarber finished […]


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