That chapter of the Cubs’ story closed yesterday without much fanfare. Some interesting prospect notes, too.
Archive for June, 2013
Teams are asking the Cubs about Russell, and the Cubs are reportedly telling those teams that they aren’t too interested in moving the lefty.
Some day-after notes on the decision to finally move on.
Watch out, or Vogelheist is going to steal from you.
I guess releasing and DFA’ing players doesn’t automatically translate to wins. Who knew?
A robust trade market for Kevin Gregg could help the Cubs in a variety of ways.
The slightly new-look Cubs head up to Milwaukee.
The non-traditional 29-year-old minor leaguer has been destroying at AAA Iowa.
Wagner was ranked as high as the 58th draft prospect by MLB.com. He was also Kris Bryant’s teammate at San Diego.
The Carlos Marmol era is, effectively, over.
The AAA third baseman might not be long for the organization. Probably for the best.
It’s a battle for 4th place (or last place, depending on your bent) in the NL Central.
The Chicago Cubs Have Three of the Top 31 Prospects in Baseball Per Baseball Prospectus (And Growing)
The Big Three, which will soon become The Big Four, might be the top positional prospect trio in baseball.
Chang-Yong Lim is back in action and could make it up to the big team later this year. A couple minor league pitchers get awards. Cubs Way quotes.
The Cubs’ third rounder is playing for Boise and already doing some impressive things.
Obviously this front office knows the Padres’ system well, and the one prospect identified so far originated with the Red Sox.
At least one source says the Washington Nationals are already hitting the phones hard in search of pitching.
We’ve all seen how well he’s performed on both sides of the ball this year, and the numbers back it up. Plus: the bat flip. The wonderful bat flip.