Articles by: Luke Blaize

Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 1: Willson Contreras

Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 1: Willson Contreras

It was a breakout year for Contreras, who went from relative obscurity to arguably being the top prospect in the system.

by December 1, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs Prospects Who Could Impact 2016

Chicago Cubs Prospects Who Could Impact 2016

Who are some of the Cubs’ upper-level prospects that could step in an help in 2016, should the opportunity arise?

Chicago Cubs Prospects Who Could Pop Up in Trade Rumors

Chicago Cubs Prospects Who Could Pop Up in Trade Rumors

With needs at the big league level and assets in the minors, you’re likely to hear about a variety of Cubs prospects this offseason.

Pelicans Playoff Report: They Won It All with a Walk-Off! (VIDEO)

Pelicans Playoff Report: They Won It All with a Walk-Off! (VIDEO)

The Pelicans swept their way to the Carolina League Championship.

by September 17, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Pelicans Playoff Report: The Second Win Is A Shutout

Pelicans Playoff Report: The Second Win Is A Shutout

Another win for the Pelicans has them on the verge of a championship.

by September 15, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: One Win Down, Two To Go, and Jorge Soler’s Mixed Outing

Cubs Minor League Daily: One Win Down, Two To Go, and Jorge Soler’s Mixed Outing

The Pelicans took the first game of the Carolina League championship series.

by September 14, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Pelicans Playoff Report: On To The Championship Series with Jorge Soler

Pelicans Playoff Report: On To The Championship Series with Jorge Soler

The Pelicans brought home the playoff win, in part thanks to a rehabbing big leaguer.

by September 12, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Pelicans Playoff Report: Postseason Wins Don’t Come Easily

Pelicans Playoff Report: Postseason Wins Don’t Come Easily

What a crazy game and crazy ending for the Pelicans in the playoffs last night.

by September 11, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Pelicans Playoff Report: One Rough Inning, Down One Game

Pelicans Playoff Report: One Rough Inning, Down One Game

A tough first inning for Duane Underwood, Jr. was all it took.

by September 10, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Incredible Season of Willson Contreras, and Looking Ahead

The Incredible Season of Willson Contreras, and Looking Ahead

One of the Cubs’ top prospects wraps up his season with a batting title and a whole lot of eyes on him.

by September 9, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Two Batting Champs in Willson Contreras and Chesny Young

Cubs Minor League Daily: Two Batting Champs in Willson Contreras and Chesny Young

And those weren’t the only great performances this year in the Cubs’ system.

by September 8, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: The Next Wave From Iowa

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Next Wave From Iowa

Who else could be coming up to the big team? Also, scores and highlights from the weekend in the Cubs’ system.

by September 7, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
This Week In The Minors: An Early Retrospective

This Week In The Minors: An Early Retrospective

The minor league seasons, save for the playoffs, come to a close tomorrow.

by September 6, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects