Articles by: Luke Blaize


This Week In The Minors: Lake and Fog

This Week In The Minors: Lake and Fog

This week in the Cubs’ minor leagues, and tips on cutting through the prospect fog associated with trade season.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Why Lake?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Why Lake?

Additional thoughts on why Junior Lake got the call-up rather than someone else. Plus yesterday’s minor league action.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Last* Of The All-Star Games

Cubs Minor League Daily: Last* Of The All-Star Games

The Tennessee Smokies had six All-Stars play last night, but they did not shine this time around.

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Day (Almost) Without Baseball

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Day (Almost) Without Baseball

Boise Hawks. Boise Hawks. Boise Hawks.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Now Visiting Kane County

Cubs Minor League Daily: Now Visiting Kane County

The US Collegiate National Team is heading to Kane County. Roster moves, and scores/stats.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Slow Season

Cubs Minor League Daily: Slow Season

Catching you up on this weekend’s minor league action, including Javier Baez starting to get hot at AA.


This Week In The Minors: Midseason Top 40 Chicago Cubs Prospects

This Week In The Minors: Midseason Top 40 Chicago Cubs Prospects

You’ve been waiting for it. Who has climbed? Who has fallen? Where do the newest prospects slot in?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Well Finally

Cubs Minor League Daily: Well Finally

Juan Carlos Paniagua’s stateside season is finally underway, and his debut went about as well as you could hope.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Time To Celebrate

Cubs Minor League Daily: Time To Celebrate

The Cubs’ farm system got a lot better yesterday.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Not Just All-Stars

Cubs Minor League Daily: Not Just All-Stars

The Tennessee Smokies don’t just have a bunch of All-Stars – they have a bunch of the best All-Stars.

Cubs Minor League Daily: High Praise And A No-Hitter

Cubs Minor League Daily: High Praise And A No-Hitter

Daytona pitcher Matt Loosen had himself a game yesterday.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Great Timing

Cubs Minor League Daily: Great Timing

One of the best parts of the recent promotion of Baez to Tennessee is the timing. By the time I show to up to see the Smokies in person on[Read More…]

This Week In The Minors: Bragging Rights

This Week In The Minors: Bragging Rights

With Javier Baez headed to Tennessee, is there a new “best infield” in the Cubs’ system?