Articles by: Luke Blaize


Cubs Minor League Daily: Must See Match-Up

Cubs Minor League Daily: Must See Match-Up

Clayton Kershaw versus the mighty Tennessee Smokies? You know you want to see that.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Irrational Excitement Has Almost Arrived

Cubs Minor League Daily: Irrational Excitement Has Almost Arrived

The first not-quite-so-small-sample plateau is approaching for a top Cubs prospect.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Javier Baez Still Cold

Cubs Minor League Daily: Javier Baez Still Cold

It’s still very early, but the Cubs’ top prospect has yet to click at AAA. It could come quickly though.

This Week In The Minors: Some Excellent Starts

This Week In The Minors: Some Excellent Starts

The Cubs’ farm teams have started off reasonably well this year, and there are some surprising hot starts out there.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Still Slugging

Cubs Minor League Daily: Still Slugging

Dan Vogelbach finally had a huge game, and Kris Bryant continues to dominate at AA.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Black the Unhittable, Almora the Unwalkable

Cubs Minor League Daily: Black the Unhittable, Almora the Unwalkable

AA Tennessee pitcher Corey Black throws another impressive, hitless outing.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Daytona Hits Everything

Cubs Minor League Daily: Daytona Hits Everything

An offensive explosion down in Florida, and it didn’t even require Almora, Vogelbach, and Candelario to carry the load.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Shaking Out the Minor League Rotations

Cubs Minor League Daily: Shaking Out the Minor League Rotations

With rehabbing pitchers returning to various locations, there are rotations to sort out. Also: Kyle Hendricks was awesome.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Only In The Minors

Cubs Minor League Daily: Only In The Minors

How about hitting the pitcher with a batted ball? In consecutive at bats.

This Week In The Minors: (Very) Early Storylines

This Week In The Minors: (Very) Early Storylines

It’s barely the latter third of April, but are we seeing some stories develop yet? Injuries, pitching, Bryant, speed …

Cubs Minor League Daily: Kane County Loves Dayton

Cubs Minor League Daily: Kane County Loves Dayton

Quite the unique blowout for the Cubs’ A-ball affiliate.


Cubs Minor League Daily: The New Hendricks?

Cubs Minor League Daily: The New Hendricks?

Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Hendricks is off to a fantastic – and “new” – statistical start.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Cubs Have Pitching Prospects

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Cubs Have Pitching Prospects

Outstanding performances at Low-A yesterday remind folks that there are definitely some nice arms in this system.