Articles by: Luke Blaize


Cubs Pitching Prospect Jen-Ho Tseng is Potential Second Half Starter Depth

Cubs Pitching Prospect Jen-Ho Tseng is Potential Second Half Starter Depth

The 22-year-old righty has climbed through the minor steadily, but adjustments are necessary if he’s going to succeed at AAA and beyond.

by January 9, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs Prospect Ian Happ: Utility Player or Future Star?

Chicago Cubs Prospect Ian Happ: Utility Player or Future Star?

The Cubs’ top pick in 2015 is an excellent prospect. But what’s his future look like?

by January 8, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Chesny Young, the Batting Champ Who Wasn’t – And the Future Big League Utility Man

Chesny Young, the Batting Champ Who Wasn’t – And the Future Big League Utility Man

The Cubs have a mighty interesting utility prospect on their hands.

by January 2, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Jeimer Candelario’s Breakout Year, Odd Season, and Future with the Cubs

Jeimer Candelario’s Breakout Year, Odd Season, and Future with the Cubs

The Cubs have a third base prospect you’d be very excited to see with the big league team in 2017 if not for the presence of the NL MVP.

by December 19, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Sustaining Long-Term Amateur Success as a Large Market Club Will Be Very Difficult

Sustaining Long-Term Amateur Success as a Large Market Club Will Be Very Difficult

The new CBA presents a huge number of institutional problems for an organization like the Cubs.

How They Won: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans

How They Won: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Cubs’ High-A crew took home another championship, but they weren’t necessarily loaded with top prospects. How’d they do it?

by December 9, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Cubs Minor League System: A Guide For New Fans, A Refresher For Old Fans

The Cubs Minor League System: A Guide For New Fans, A Refresher For Old Fans

Everything you wanted to know about how a minor league system works, and why we follow it so closely.

by November 19, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Tennessee Smokies Hint at News, and It Makes Us Wonder

Tennessee Smokies Hint at News, and It Makes Us Wonder

There could be some movement in the works.

by November 7, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: The Pelicans Win It All, Again

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Pelicans Win It All, Again

Another Cubs affiliate wins their league championship!

by September 15, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: The Eugene Emeralds Win It All!

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Eugene Emeralds Win It All!

WOO HOO! CHAMPIONS!

by September 14, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Decisive Game Three in Eugene

Cubs Minor League Daily: Decisive Game Three in Eugene

Two championship series continue tonight.

by September 13, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Cubs Minor League Daily: Pelicans Rebound, Emeralds Start Strong

Cubs Minor League Daily: Pelicans Rebound, Emeralds Start Strong

The Pelicans won game two of their championship series, and the Emeralds are a game away from winning it all.

by September 12, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Can’t Win Them all

Cubs Minor League Daily: Can’t Win Them all

The Pelicans dropped the championship opener, and the South Bend Cubs’ season ended.

by September 11, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Two Do-or-Die Winners, Maybe Yet One More

Cubs Minor League Daily: Two Do-or-Die Winners, Maybe Yet One More

It was a very good day for the Cubs’ playoff affiliates.

by September 10, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: All Back To Even, Which Means Today is Do or Die

Cubs Minor League Daily: All Back To Even, Which Means Today is Do or Die

A chance for all three Cubs affiliates to move on.

by September 9, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects