Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/12/15

When you’re hot, you’re hot and several of the prospects are on fire. While Albert Almora Jr. of Tennessee and South Bend’s Jeffrey Baez are high profile players scalding the ball, don’t forget Carlos Sepulveda and Robert Garcia with the AZL Cubs, along with Edgar Rondon of the DSL Cubs. But it wasn’t the batters alone […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/07/15

Big wins and big comebacks highlight the end of the week as Jeffrey Baez remains one of the hottest players in the system for South Bend. Myrtle Beach had two walk-off wins thanks to the heroics of Jason Vosler, Danny Lockhart, and Mark Zagunis. Tennessee used the combination of Ryan Williams and Willson Contreras to […]


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Cubs Move Up Lester, Set Rotation for Giants Series, Activate and Option Tsuyoshi Wada to Iowa

The Cubs made a couple announcements regarding the starting rotation Tuesday and a roster move. In the wake of the postponement Monday night and Jon Lester pitching only 1 2/3 innings, Lester’s next start has been moved up a day. Lester will start game two of the Giants series on Friday afternoon instead of Saturday. […]


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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 08/03/15

With Javier Baez back in the line-up, things are now clicking for the Iowa Cubs as a healthy John Andreoli has also been a big boost to the offense during a four game winning streak. Tennessee drew the spotlight with rehabbing Major Leaguers Tommy La Stella and Miguel Montero, but Jeimer Candelario stole some of […]


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The Daily CCO: Cubs Discussing Chase Utley? Javier Baez Collects Three Hits and Other News

The Cubs made it four wins in a row with Saturday’s victory over the Brewers. And while they gained ground Saturday on the Pirates and Cardinals, the Cubs stayed a game behind the Giants for the second NL Wild Card. The Giants completed the comeback and beat Cole Hamels and the Rangers. If the Cubs […]


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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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