Mark Appel received $6.35 million from the Astros as the top overall pick, but Bryant may be more expensive.
Month: June 2013
They’ve gotta acquire a bat, right? Maybe Alfonso Soriano is finally ready to return to New York, an interesting player has been DFA’d, and much more.
Not good with the ladies? No worries. You might have better luck with scouts.
The clock is ticking on your opportunity for fun-ness and money-ness.
Cubs Reportedly Sign 6th Rounder Scott Frazier, 7th Rounder David Garner, and 8th Rounder Sam Wilson
Three more college pitchers in the fold for the Cubs, and that makes 11 of the top 12 picks – everyone except Kris Bryant.
After dominated Low-A ball, Johnson is ready for the next step.
That could make a trade time line dicey. More on DeJesus’s roster spot, the ugly slide from Tuesday, and animal-friendly Wrigley Field.
The Cubs/Cardinals rivalry is better when the Cardinals are good. But not too good. Also, your scores and highlights from around the minors.
The same guy, again and again and again.
That price is something of a surprise, and tells us a few things.
Edwin Jackson goes for three straight good starts. Good venue to do it.
The deal could give the Cubs a whole lot of play when negotiating with their top pick, Kris Bryant.
Baseball’s antitrust exemption may be on the table in the San Jose lawsuit, and MLB is talking to players implicated in the Biogenesis scandal.
Chicago Cubs in on Another Cuban Defector, Dalier Hinojosa – Plus an Update on Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez
The 27-year-old righty is seeking free agency, and could be another interesting arm for the Cubs to pursue.
Davis was a two-way star at Belmont, and could be a solid relief prospect.
The righty got $3.1 million from the Cubs earlier this year, and could move quickly through the system.
At least last night’s slide was called for interference. Jorge Soler hits the DL, Eduardo Sanchez clears waivers.
A few Cougars were shining in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Plus all of the other minor league highlights.
Jeff Samardzija was better than Adam Wainwright.
Jeff Samardzija has been good this year. Adam Wainwright has been ridiculous.
The implications for the Cubs and/or the Ricketts Family are unclear, but probably not serious, if they exist at all. I think. Well, I hope.
The power righty announced the deal himself on Twitter.
Other Ricketts siblings reportedly want to explore a move, fearing that the renovation framework will be altered in ways harmful to the Cubs.
*Throat-clearing sound, and elbow in your ribs.*
Some signings – like second rounder Rob Zastryzny – about which we’d already heard were also announced.
Lukewarm Stove: Pitching is the Order of the Day, Garza, Feldman, Norris, Papelbon, and a Bit on Puig
Everyone is wondering what the pitching trade market is going to look like – it could be thin or robust. That could impact the Cubs greatly.