Archive for July, 2013

MLB.com Updates Its Top Cubs Prospects List, And Its Top 100 Overall Prospects List

MLB.com Updates Its Top Cubs Prospects List, And Its Top 100 Overall Prospects List

The Cubs are well-represented in baseball, though the team list looks a little different than you might expect.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Viewers Guide

Cubs Minor League Daily: Viewers Guide

What to watch for in the minor leagues as they march toward seasons’ end.

Pedro Strop Has Been Ridiculous and Other Bullets

Pedro Strop Has Been Ridiculous and Other Bullets

Although he got into some trouble last night, he escaped unharmed. The Cubs might have a good one. Also: Nate Schierholtz is on crazy fire.

by July 28, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Giants 0 – July 27, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 1, Giants 0 – July 27, 2013

Chris Rusin wants a job for reals.

by July 28, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (8:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (8:05 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc.

Chris Rusin wants to keep that rotation spot, and work his way into longer term consideration.

by July 27, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Rosenthal: Cubs Are “Listening” on Jeff Samardzija

Rosenthal: Cubs Are “Listening” on Jeff Samardzija

You would expect the Cubs to listen on anyone, but I suppose it’s possible there’s a little more meat to this one.

by July 27, 2013 Chicago Cubs News
Buttoning Up Soriano for Black: Reactions, Quotes, Planning for the Future, Scouting Reports, Etc.

Buttoning Up Soriano for Black: Reactions, Quotes, Planning for the Future, Scouting Reports, Etc.

The timing of the trade was probably as good as it was going to get, as was the return. Black is an intriguing prospect.

Lukewarm Stove: Additional Moves, Schierholtz, Russell, Big Contracts, More

Lukewarm Stove: Additional Moves, Schierholtz, Russell, Big Contracts, More

The Cubs jumped the market on starting pitching, and got a good deal for Soriano. What’s next? Well, maybe more than you think.

Edwin Jackson is Kind of the Best Pitcher on the Cubs and Other Bullets

Edwin Jackson is Kind of the Best Pitcher on the Cubs and Other Bullets

At least by FIP. Didn’t see that coming, did you? Kris Bryant hits his first home run, and James Russell may be transforming.

Cuban Pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez Reportedly Signs with Phillies

Cuban Pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez Reportedly Signs with Phillies

The Cubs had been connected, but weren’t expected to land the righty when all was said and done.

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Giants 2 – July 26, 2013

Enhanced Box Score: Cubs 3, Giants 2 – July 26, 2013

Edwin Jackson is really coming along.

by July 27, 2013 Enhanced Box Scores
Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (9:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (And Roster Move)

Pre-Gamin’: Cubs v. Giants (9:15 CT) – Lineups, Broadcast Info, etc. (And Roster Move)

Eduardo Sanchez is up to replace Alfonso Soriano. Technically.

by July 26, 2013 Pre-Gamin'
Cubs Trade Guillermo Moscoso to the Giants for a PTBNL or Cash

Cubs Trade Guillermo Moscoso to the Giants for a PTBNL or Cash

The 29-year-old righty was pitching quite well at AAA Iowa, but there wasn’t going to be a spot for him this year.