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Steve Clevenger and Rafael Dolis to Chicago

Steve Clevenger and Rafael Dolis to Chicago

Another couple “youngsters” set to join the Cubs in Chicago, but you might not actually see much of them on the field.

Complete 2011 Chicago Cubs Draft Roundup

Complete 2011 Chicago Cubs Draft Roundup

Everyone’s signing status, bonus amounts, who was overslot, and analysis of the Chicago Cubs’ 2011 draft. Yup – it’s long. But, given the state of the Cubs, it should put a smile on your face.


Draft Update: Cubs Sign Baez, Vogelbach, Dunston and Maples

Draft Update: Cubs Sign Baez, Vogelbach, Dunston and Maples

Each gets first round money, with Baez and Maples getting well over $2 million apiece. A scout offers his thoughts on Maples and Vogelbach.

Report: Dillon Maples Has Indeed Signed With Cubs (Update)

Report: Dillon Maples Has Indeed Signed With Cubs (Update)

Report says Maples has signed for “huge” money with the Chicago Cubs.

Draft Update: Reports Say Cubs Have Signed Baez, Vogelbach and Urban

Draft Update: Reports Say Cubs Have Signed Baez, Vogelbach and Urban

Cubs have locked up first, second, and 41st rounders, according to various reports.

Draft Update: Cubs Sign Gretzky (Again), Dunston and Jacquez Continue to Dance

Draft Update: Cubs Sign Gretzky (Again), Dunston and Jacquez Continue to Dance

Gretzky is now officially signed, but uncertainty continues to surround the Cubs’ other overslot picks.


Draft Update: Cubs Sign Rock Shoulders, Trevor Gretzky Goes to “Unsigned,” and What About Dan Vogelbach?

Draft Update: Cubs Sign Rock Shoulders, Trevor Gretzky Goes to “Unsigned,” and What About Dan Vogelbach?

25th round high school first baseman Shoulders gets 3rd round money, Trevor Gretzky is now technically unsigned, and does the status of either affect the possible signing of second round first baseman Dan Vogelbach?

Chicago Cubs Sign Cuban Pitcher Yoannis Negrin

Chicago Cubs Sign Cuban Pitcher Yoannis Negrin

Negrin appears to be a 27-year-old right-handed reliever. But, as strange as it sounds, it’s hard to be sure.

Kosuke Fukudome is Officially an Indian, Abner Abreu and Carlton Smith are Officially Cubs Prospects

Kosuke Fukudome is Officially an Indian, Abner Abreu and Carlton Smith are Officially Cubs Prospects

Abreu is a 21-year-old OF with upside, and Carlton Smith is a 25-year-old reliever with… arms. Legs, too, I’d imagine.


Report: Chicago Cubs Sign Seventh Round Pick Trevor Gretzky

Report: Chicago Cubs Sign Seventh Round Pick Trevor Gretzky

Yes, he’s the son of that Gretzky. More importantly, he was thought to be very hard to sign.

Chicago Cubs Sign Dave Bush to a Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Dave Bush to a Minor League Deal

Bush was booted by the Rangers earlier this year.

Fernando Perez, We Hardly Knew Ye

Fernando Perez, We Hardly Knew Ye

Today the Cubs released AAA outfielder Fernando Perez, opening up a spot on the 40-man roster. Thoughts on the move, and Perez’s and my love affair earlier this year.

Chicago Cubs Add Two More Top International Prospects: Mark Malave, Ricardo Marcano

Chicago Cubs Add Two More Top International Prospects: Mark Malave, Ricardo Marcano

Two 16-year-olds from Venezuela are the newest in the Cubs’ organization.