Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/19/14

Home runs, promotions and All-Star Games highlighted the first part of the week in the Cubs’ system. Kyle Schwarber hit two homers and was bumped up a level following the game. While Kane County and Tennessee received mid-season breaks, two Smokies that participated in the Southern League All-Star Game received promotions. The D-Cubs broke out […]

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Cubs Down on the Farm Report – 06/16/14

The “big fly” played a prominent role to end the week in the minors. First Round pick Kyle Schwarber had two round-trippers for Boise and Justin Marra also went deep as the Hawks began their season. Kane County received homers from Yasiel Balaguert, Jordan Hankins, and Jacob Rogers as the Cougars finished the first half […]

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The Daily CCO: Bryant, Schwarber and Cubs Minor Leaguers on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day from everyone at the CCO Kris Bryant and Kyle Schwarber were productive for their respective teams Saturday night. Kris Bryant led off the seventh inning of Saturday’s game with a double and ran his hitting streak to nine games. Bryant has reached base safely in each of his last 19 games. Bryant […]

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Cubs Injury Updates: Hector Rondon, Emilio Bonifacio and Zac Rosscup

The Cubs provided updates on Hector Rondon, Emilio Bonifacio and Zac Rosscup prior to Saturday’s game in Philadelphia. And two of the three updates were positive, the third was as expected. Hector Rondon was not available for the ninth inning of Friday’s game due to a sore elbow. Rondon threw from flat ground Saturday before […]

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The Daily CCO: Schwarber Signed, Sealed and Delivered

The Cubs announced Wednesday the signing of first round draft pick Kyle Schwarber. The Cubs signed Schwarber to a bonus of $3.125 million, which is $1,496,200 under-slot. And not long after the signing was announced, reports surfaced that Schwarber was already in Boise to prepare for the Hawks opener on Friday. The Cubs view Schwarber […]

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Injury Updates, Roster Moves and Other Cubs News from Down on the Farm

Jason McLeod spent a lot of time discussing the draft and the minor league system Saturday and Sunday. McLeod provided an update on Jorge Soler, and discussed the struggles Javier Baez and Albert Almora have dealt with this season. Jorge Soler is taking batting practice and facing live pitching at the Cubs’ complex in Mesa. […]

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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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