Articles by: Luke Blaize


Cubs Minor League Daily: Doubles Wild

Cubs Minor League Daily: Doubles Wild

Jorge knows doubles.

This Week In The Minors: Breaking Down Grounders

This Week In The Minors: Breaking Down Grounders

Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Hendricks induces a lot of ground balls. But why is that a good thing?


Cubs Minor League Daily: Soler Is Back

Cubs Minor League Daily: Soler Is Back

And he’s back in a big way.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Concentrated Awesomeness

Cubs Minor League Daily: Concentrated Awesomeness

So much goodness in the minors yesterday, which each act outperforming the last.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Wada’s “Worst” Start

Cubs Minor League Daily: Wada’s “Worst” Start

Iowa lefty Tsuyoshi Wada struggled last night. Well, for him, anyway.

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Reliever To Watch (UPDATE: Luke is Smart)

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Reliever To Watch (UPDATE: Luke is Smart)

Touring the lower minors, there’s a gaudy line that stands out.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Race Is Over

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Race Is Over

In case you were worried – and it was too early to be – Albert Almora finally took a walk.


This Week In The Minors: Early Season Check-up

This Week In The Minors: Early Season Check-up

How have the Cubs’ top prospect fared so far this year? Above expectations? Below? Sideways?

Cubs Minor League Daily:  Upcoming Promotions

Cubs Minor League Daily: Upcoming Promotions

Cool stuff coming to a minor league ballpark near you. Also: scores, performances, highlights, etc.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Race To The Walk

Cubs Minor League Daily: Race To The Walk

One of the Cubs’ top prospects has yet to take a walk this year. Are we concerned?

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.