Articles by: Luke Blaize


Cubs Minor League Daily: South Bend Needs A Win, Hudson Debut for Eugene

Cubs Minor League Daily: South Bend Needs A Win, Hudson Debut for Eugene

South Bend needs a win to clinch a playoff spot.

Cubs Minor League Daily: No Tape Of Dylan Cease, But a Solid Debut

Cubs Minor League Daily: No Tape Of Dylan Cease, But a Solid Debut

One of the Cubs’ best pitching prospects kicked off his season last night.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Today Is A Good Day for Cubs-Related Viewing

Cubs Minor League Daily: Today Is A Good Day for Cubs-Related Viewing

Not just Willson Contreras’s call-up, but also the Low-A debut of pitching prospect Dylan Cease.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Emeralds Announcements, Contreras Hit Streak Reaches 20

Cubs Minor League Daily: Emeralds Announcements, Contreras Hit Streak Reaches 20

Not just the roster announcement, but another big one.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Everyone Gets A Homer!

Cubs Minor League Daily: Everyone Gets A Homer!

A home run explosion for the Cubs’ minor leaguers, plus another fantastic Jacob Hannemann catch.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Surging Bats of Torres, Hannemann, and Amaya

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Surging Bats of Torres, Hannemann, and Amaya

One prospect you know well, and another couple you might not – all of which are hot.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Quizzing on WHIP, an 18-Game Hit Streak, a Vogelbomb

Cubs Minor League Daily: Quizzing on WHIP, an 18-Game Hit Streak, a Vogelbomb

Know which six Cubs minor league starting pitchers have the lowest WHIPs in the system?


Cubs Minor League Daily: South Bend Is Still In First, Contreras Hit Streak

Cubs Minor League Daily: South Bend Is Still In First, Contreras Hit Streak

One Cubs team can soon lock up a playoff spot. Willson Contreras is hitting .353/.444 /.595, which is crazy.

The 2016 Chicago Cubs Draft: Wrapping Up, Analyzing Cubs Approach, Full List of Picks

The 2016 Chicago Cubs Draft: Wrapping Up, Analyzing Cubs Approach, Full List of Picks

A truly remarkable draft for the Cubs, given how singularly focused it was on college righties.

2016 MLB Draft Day Three: Assessing Cubs Friday Picks, Looking to Today, Open Thread

2016 MLB Draft Day Three: Assessing Cubs Friday Picks, Looking to Today, Open Thread

The final day of the 2016 draft is here, and there are 30 rounds to go. How did the Cubs do yesterday, and what’s on tap for today?

Cubs Minor League Daily: At Least South Bend Won, Iowa Cubs All-Star Leaders

Cubs Minor League Daily: At Least South Bend Won, Iowa Cubs All-Star Leaders

Not many winners on the farm yesterday, though Cubs prospects at Iowa are leading the polls.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Cubs Trade Alcantara and Dunston

Cubs Minor League Daily: Cubs Trade Alcantara and Dunston

Farewell to a couple Cubs prospects, and the latest from the farm system.

For the Chicago Cubs, the Draft Really Kicks Off Today – Here’s What You Need to Know

For the Chicago Cubs, the Draft Really Kicks Off Today – Here’s What You Need to Know

Draft Day Two is actually Draft Day One for the Chicago Cubs this year.