Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Spring Training Miscellany: Indians 4, Cubs 2 – Lackey Good, Happ Homers, Schwarber Catches

Spring Training Miscellany: Indians 4, Cubs 2 – Lackey Good, Happ Homers, Schwarber Catches

The Cubs lost to the Indians, but most signals were good today. Kyle Schwarber caught in a minor league game.

Revisiting the Cubs’ 2013 Draft – The One That Produced That Kris Bryant Guy

Revisiting the Cubs’ 2013 Draft – The One That Produced That Kris Bryant Guy

With one pick, the Chicago Cubs pretty much made this draft one of the best in franchise history. But what about the other picks?


Cubs’ Prospect Notes: Cease’s Big Year, Jimenez’s Next Steps, Happ’s Ascent, More

Cubs’ Prospect Notes: Cease’s Big Year, Jimenez’s Next Steps, Happ’s Ascent, More

Bits on some of the most compelling Cubs prospects.

Despite Restrictions, the Cubs Were Very Aggressive Internationally in 2016-17

Despite Restrictions, the Cubs Were Very Aggressive Internationally in 2016-17

The Cubs signed 29 new prospects, many of whom received fairly substantial bonuses.

Top Cubs Prospect Eloy Jimenez Has a Bone Bruise in His Shoulder

Top Cubs Prospect Eloy Jimenez Has a Bone Bruise in His Shoulder

Jimenez will rest for three weeks before throwing again.

Kyle Schwarber Laughs at Your Concerns, Cubs Roster Squeeze, Prospect Bits, and Other Bullets

Kyle Schwarber Laughs at Your Concerns, Cubs Roster Squeeze, Prospect Bits, and Other Bullets

Schwarber will be just fine in the outfield, thank-you-very-much. Also: Rondon’s numbers, the plans at the end of the bench, and Cease’s fastball.

Lackey’s Future, Schwarber’s Position, Happ’s Season, and Other Bullets

Lackey’s Future, Schwarber’s Position, Happ’s Season, and Other Bullets

Is this John Lackey’s final year with the Cubs, or final year overall? Also: Ian Happ is turning Joe Maddon’s head.


Enjoy the Cubs Homer Party: Rizzo, Russell, Andreoli, Hannemann, Bote

Enjoy the Cubs Homer Party: Rizzo, Russell, Andreoli, Hannemann, Bote

Five great blasts to watch, and a couple outfield prospects to talk about.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs Win One and Lose One – Homers, Happ, Heyward, Cease, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs Win One and Lose One – Homers, Happ, Heyward, Cease, More

A mixed day in the results department for the Cubs, but many things to note, and fun to be had.

Cubs Prospect Eloy Jimenez Undergoing Tests on Throwing Shoulder (UPDATE)

Cubs Prospect Eloy Jimenez Undergoing Tests on Throwing Shoulder (UPDATE)

Hopefully there’s nothing serious wrong with Jimenez.

Cubs Prospect Notes: Cuts From Camp, Happ, Underwood, Cease, Graduations, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Cuts From Camp, Happ, Underwood, Cease, Graduations, More

Lots to check in on from the Cubs’ prospect world.

Spring Training Miscellany: Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 3 – WBC Madness, Prospects at the Back Fields, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Diamondbacks 7, Cubs 3 – WBC Madness, Prospects at the Back Fields, More

Yeah, the Cubs lost, but, hey, there’s interesting WBC and prospect stuff to talk about.


Cubs Prospects On The Fringe: Duane Underwood Jr.

Cubs Prospects On The Fringe: Duane Underwood Jr.

Once among the top pitching prospects in the organization, Underwood’s ascent has hit some speed bumps in recent years.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 3, Padres 1 – The Ian Happ Game? Can We Do That in the Spring?

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 3, Padres 1 – The Ian Happ Game? Can We Do That in the Spring?

The Padres are going to be seven shades of awful this year. Also: Ian Happ is beasting out.

Ian Happ Crushes Another Home Run, Leads The Chicago Cubs This Spring

Ian Happ Crushes Another Home Run, Leads The Chicago Cubs This Spring

Moving on up! Happ continues to impress during Spring Training.