Well, I think I’ll head back out on the road …
Month: August 2013
Catching up on the Cubs’ minor league doings, and some of the best accounts to follow on Twitter for prospectors.
Welington Castillo has been exceptionally hot of late, and could be emerging as an obvious “core” piece.
The Cubs topped the Cardinals 3-0 last night, which is swell.
Jeff Samardzija had one of his worst outings ever yesterday, and the Cubs’ are really banged up.
Kyle Hendricks just kept on doing what he’s been doing, except now he’s doing it at AAA Iowa.
The Cubs won last night on the strength of an unlikely power source. The org is thinking about Baez’s future. More, more, more.
Minor league games are full of fun events, and a few are coming up in the Cubs’ organization. Also, scores and highlights.
The Cubs lost early and late last night, roster moves happened, a prospect hits the DL, and Darwin Barney might not repeat his Gold Glove win.
A very impressive performance by the AA lefty, with some help from the guys behind him.
And Alfonso Soriano is back in Chicago to play the White Sox. Also, a bit on Ryne Sanberg’s time since leaving the Cubs’ organization.
Eight Hawks have made the Northwest League’s All-Star Game.
There are a few new names, but no biggies and no Cubs. Still, this is a pretty momentous thing.
A lot to discuss today, with a look at the Cubs’ offensive struggles, roster turnover, a couple prospects, and more.
Is game time length a problem in the minor leagues, too? Plus the latest scores and performance from the Cubs’ minor league system.
You will see very limited posting this week. But we’ll all be OK.
Which Cubs prospects had the best July? There are almost too many to choose from.
Don’t make mental mistakes again and again. Also: more action in August, Samardzija’s extension, and long, long games.
The Cubs have a range of options for replacing Valbuena.
Soft-tossing lefty? Some things never change.
Jeff Samardzija versus Chris Capuano. That favors the Cubs, right?
You name it and, generally-speaking, it went well for the Cubs in July.
Borbon never quite emerged as a good bench piece.
So many hits. So few runs.
Travis Wood is still batting 9th. Pfft.
Javier Baez probably won’t be promoted this year, but Kyle Hendricks might be. Soon.