It’s midseason All-Star time in the minors, and the AA Tennessee Smokies are all over the Southern League’s roster.
The Cubs’ catching tandem at AA Tennessee has been highly effective this year, and it may be on the verge of a shakeup.
Have some fun with mathematical extrapolation, and look at how Kris Bryant could be performing in the bigs. (Emphasis: just for fun.)
How much can we anticipate about the Cubs 2014 draft by looking back at the 2012 draft? Maybe a lot.
Is there reason to warm up to Nick Gordon at four? How would Luke rank his board?
The world’s most delicious concoction? Also: minor league baseball stuff.
Thought experiment: If the Cubs somehow brought in some of the Blue Jays’ top prospects, where would they rank in the Cubs’ system?
College baseball’s championship tournament is approaching, which means a great eyes-on opportunity for draft prospects.
The impact of a coach at the big league level can be hard to see. In the minors, it may be much more prominent.
Mark your calendars for many-a-thing. Drafting, signing, visiting, etc.
A huge game from Javier Baez has him rolling, and Brett offers thoughts on his Kane County stop.
Logan Watkins may have fallen off of your radar, but he’s putting together a solid year once again.
The international free agent market is a tricky, but important long-term vehicle.
If you are searching for meaning in small sample splits, you can find a lot. Maybe more than you intend.
And the perils. The latest Cubs minor league scores, and a handful of Iowa Cubs prospects are heating up.
Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Hendricks was just silly good yesterday.
I’ll be in Iowa to see the Cubs June 20 and 21. Get yourself there.
Thoughts on the Cubs’ plans at the top of the draft, and some huge nights for guys at the top of the Cubs’ last two drafts.
The Venezuelan Summer League is underway. And the Iowa Cubs walked it off.