Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Tommy Nance to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Tommy Nance to Minor League Deal

Tommy Nance is the most recent low-risk minor league signing for the Cubs.

The Trouble with High-Average, Low-Power Hitters in the Minors and Other Bullets

The Trouble with High-Average, Low-Power Hitters in the Minors and Other Bullets

The lack of power, on its own, is not the only problem. It causes other issues, and I’m not sure we discuss it enough.

Cubs Prospect Notes: Patience in Development, Almora, Contreras, Torres, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Patience in Development, Almora, Contreras, Torres, More

Recalibrating expectations for top prospects, Albert Almora’s future, Steamer600 projections and more.

A Must Read on Pierce Johnson, Three Pitches, and a Possible Breakout Season

A Must Read on Pierce Johnson, Three Pitches, and a Possible Breakout Season

With a third pitch, a healthy season and a bit of luck, Pierce Johnson might break out in 2016.

This is Not a Drill: Matt Murton is Reportedly Coming Back to the Chicago Cubs

This is Not a Drill: Matt Murton is Reportedly Coming Back to the Chicago Cubs

Thunder Matt returns! What a journey it’s been for Matt Murton.

Cubs’ International Success, By One Measure, Has Been Middle of the Pack

Cubs’ International Success, By One Measure, Has Been Middle of the Pack

But that’s not entirely reflective of how they’re doing these days.

by February 3, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Prospect Notes: Torres, Jimenez, Vogelbach, Rankings, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Torres, Jimenez, Vogelbach, Rankings, More

The ascent of Gleyber Torres and Eloy Jimenez, updated KATOH rankings, and Dan Vogelbach’s journey, among other things.

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 13: Eloy Jimenez

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 13: Eloy Jimenez

A huge young man with huge power potential, 2016 could be Jimenez’s breakout season.

by February 1, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Weekend Catch-Up: Lineup Questions, Prospects, Non-Roster Invites, Trade and Signing, More

Weekend Catch-Up: Lineup Questions, Prospects, Non-Roster Invites, Trade and Signing, More

Some notable transactions around the league, plenty of analysis, and tons of prospect items for you.

Cubs Farm Director Jaron Madison with Prospect Updates: Happ, Caratini, Levels, More

Cubs Farm Director Jaron Madison with Prospect Updates: Happ, Caratini, Levels, More

Also, Madison gets into organizational structure and getting the right young players.

Cubs Sign Former Phillies Farmhand Jonathan Pettibone to Minor League Deal

Cubs Sign Former Phillies Farmhand Jonathan Pettibone to Minor League Deal

Jonathan Pettibone had back-of-the-rotation potential before shoulder injuries set him off course.

Six Cubs Prospects Land on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Six Cubs Prospects Land on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100

Another impressive ranking for the Cubs – Torres, Contreras, Happ, Underwood, Almora, McKinney.

by January 30, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Land Six(!) Prospects in BP’s Top 101 for 2016

Cubs Land Six(!) Prospects in BP’s Top 101 for 2016

That’s a really impressive number when you figure how many top prospects the Cubs graduated last year.