Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/09/14

Playoff bound! That’s the storyline for the Kane County Cougars who clinched a first half title. Jordan Hankins went 5-for-5 in a game, while Juan Carlos Paniagua struck out nine in another. The Daytona Cubs’ five-game winning streak was snapped but Dan Vogelbach is on a tear and hitting .371/.488/.600 over his last 10 games. […]

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Cubs Injury Updates: Zac Rosscup, Justin Ruggiano and Ryan Sweeney

The Cubs received good news Friday on lefty Zac Rosscup. An MRI on his left shoulder revealed no structural damage but indicated Rosscup has some inflammation in his shoulder. Rosscup told Carrie Muskat the MRI revealed “a little bit of fluid” in his shoulder as well. Rosscup said he should “be down a week or […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Activate Jose Veras, Place Zac Rosscup on 15-Day DL

The Cubs announced Wednesday that RHP Jose Veras was activated from the 15-day DL and LHP Zac Rosscup was placed on the 15-day disabled list with left shoulder soreness. The Cubs backdated Rosscup’s trip to the DL to May 10. Jose Veras was placed on the DL on April 26, retroactive to April 25, with […]

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Cubs-Cardinals Game Postponed Due to Rain

Wednesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Cubs and Cardinals has been postponed due to rain. The Cubs and Cardinals will make up the game as part of a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, August 30. The Cubs announced Jason Hammel will start Thursday’s finale, of what is now a three-game series, in St. Louis. […]

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Cubs Walk Off with Another Loss – Braves 3, Cubs 2

Game Thirty-Four: Cubs 2, Braves 3 – 10 innings WP – Alex Wood (3-5) LP – Wesley Wright (0-1) Save – None To the Cubs credit they never quit on Friday night after managing only one run on one hit through eight innings. The Cubs tied the game at two in the ninth against Craig […]

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Cubs Put It On the Board Three Times and Avoided the Sweep – Cubs 12, White Sox 5

Cubs Put It On the Board Three Times and Avoided the Sweep – Cubs 12, White Sox 5 Game Thirty-Three: Cubs 12, White Sox 5 WP – Brian Schlitter (2-0) LP – Scott Carroll (1-2) Save – None Anthony Rizzo, Starlin Castro and Mike Olt went deep on Thursday night and the bullpen gave up […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/08/14

The future looked a little brighter in the Cubs’ minor league system to start the week as Kris Bryant had a two-homer game. Unsung heroes John Andreoli and Bijan Rademacher continued to impress, while Josh Vitters homered in four straight games. Arodys Vizcaino made is Double-A debut in a blowout win for the Smokies on […]

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From the Wire: Cubs Place Pedro Strop on 15-Day DL, Recall Zac Rosscup from Iowa

As expected, the Cubs placed reliever Pedro Strop on the 15-day DL on Wednesday afternoon with a left groin strain. Strop left Tuesday night’s game in the ninth inning after aggravating the injury that occurred five days earlier. Strop was trying to avoid the disabled list but will now sidelined for three to four weeks […]

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Pedro Strop to Undergo MRI on Wednesday, DL Trip Likely for Cubs Reliever

And the hits just keep on coming for the Chicago Cubs. Pedro Strop left Tuesday night’s game in the ninth inning with an apparent injury. After making the second pitch of the at bat to Alejandro De Aza, Welington Castillo noticed something was wrong with Strop and motioned to the bench as he made his […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 05/05/14

Chicagoland has a new baseball power, and its name is the Kane County Cougars. The Cougars completed a weekend sweep and raised their record to a Midwest League best 21-9! It has been a total team effort for the Cougars with Jacob Hannemann, Jordan Hankins, and Will Remillard providing the highlights on offense and the […]

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