Articles by: Luke Blaize


Cubs Minor League Daily: Valuing Prospects and a Star Wars Night

Cubs Minor League Daily: Valuing Prospects and a Star Wars Night

The difference between the absolute and relative value of trade assets.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Four Farm Teams In Playoff Position

Cubs Minor League Daily: Four Farm Teams In Playoff Position

Where things stand for the Cubs’ farm teams, as their rosters might be set to change soon.


Cubs Minor League Daily: All Americans In Wrigley, Extra Innings in South Bend and Eugene

Cubs Minor League Daily: All Americans In Wrigley, Extra Innings in South Bend and Eugene

The best high school prospects will be playing at Wrigley Field today.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Smokies Infield Shuffling Double Switch

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Smokies Infield Shuffling Double Switch

Was Joe Maddon managing the Smokies yesterday?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Eugene Clinches The First Half Title

Cubs Minor League Daily: Eugene Clinches The First Half Title

Another playoff team in the Cubs’ system!

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rain In Iowa, Walks In Oregon

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rain In Iowa, Walks In Oregon

Not sure I’ve seen that many walks in a game before.

Cubs Minor League Daily: 20Ks in Mesa, De La Cruz Dominant in Eugene, Vogelbach HR in Iowa

Cubs Minor League Daily: 20Ks in Mesa, De La Cruz Dominant in Eugene, Vogelbach HR in Iowa

It’s good to see that Oscar De La Cruz is back, healthy, and carving hitters up.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Context for Eloy Jimenez’s Breakout

Cubs Minor League Daily: Context for Eloy Jimenez’s Breakout

We know Jimenez has been really good this year, but how does he stack up to other Midwest League teenagers in recent years?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Three Teams In First and Prospect Philosophy

Cubs Minor League Daily: Three Teams In First and Prospect Philosophy

Versatility is the name of the game.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Updates on Zastryzny, Nathan

Cubs Minor League Daily: Updates on Zastryzny, Nathan

Good news on Zastryzny, and a report indicates Nathan is coming soon.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Injuries and Debuts

Cubs Minor League Daily: Injuries and Debuts

The constant turnover of arms.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Oscar De La Cruz Finally Debuts

Cubs Minor League Daily: Oscar De La Cruz Finally Debuts

At long last, one of the Cubs’ most anticipated young pitching prospects is back on the mound.

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Day With No Runs, Plus Triple-A All Star Game Tonight

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Day With No Runs, Plus Triple-A All Star Game Tonight

Only one Cubs affiliate was in action yesterday, and they didn’t score. Much more on tap today, though.