Articles by: Luke Blaize


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.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rains and Loses

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rains and Loses

“Rainy days and Mondays always get me down.”

Cubs Minor League Daily: Bum Ankles And Relievers Who Hit

Cubs Minor League Daily: Bum Ankles And Relievers Who Hit

There was a little bit of bad news this weekend, but a number of great performances.


This Week In The Minors: It Is Still Early

This Week In The Minors: It Is Still Early

A look at some of the early results and storylines throughout the Cubs’ farm system.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Arrieta Ascending?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Arrieta Ascending?

Another effective rehab start for Jake Arrieta could have him on track for a “promotion” of sorts. If the Cubs want.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Counting Pitches

Cubs Minor League Daily: Counting Pitches

It’s always interesting to see how many pitches young guys are throwing this time of year. C.J. Edwards just threw plenty.