Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Cubs Draft Notes: The Big College Arms, What the Astros Might Do, Financial Considerations, More

Cubs Draft Notes: The Big College Arms, What the Astros Might Do, Financial Considerations, More

The Cubs aren’t missing any Gray/Appel starts, but they’re still considering other players with their top pick.

Arismendy Alcantara (Scott Jontes/MiLB.com)

Cubs Minor League Daily: Draft Reaction?

The Cubs will not draft based on need, so let’s just get that off the table. Also: Arismendy Alcantara is playing some second base.

The Cubs Waived Ian Stewart and He Went Unclaimed (Was Then Outrighted to Iowa)

The Cubs Waived Ian Stewart and He Went Unclaimed (Was Then Outrighted to Iowa)

No one wanted Stewart and his $2 million contract for free.

Cubs Minor League Daily: 34-3

Cubs Minor League Daily: 34-3

Yesterday was not a particularly successful day for the minor league teams. At least Javy Baez hit a homer.

Ian Stewart Decided Not to Play Baseball This Weekend

Ian Stewart Decided Not to Play Baseball This Weekend

After being optioned to Iowa, Stewart had the right to take 72 hours to report. But he was already with the Iowa Cubs … so what’s going on?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smoke and Numbers

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smoke and Numbers

Comparing “prospect” stats can be misleading, or underinformative.

Cubs Minor League Daily: About Those Cougars…

Cubs Minor League Daily: About Those Cougars…

The prospect-heavy Cougars keep on winning.

This Week In The Minors: Breakouts

This Week In The Minors: Breakouts

Which youngsters are breaking out this year in the Cubs’ system?

What Else is There to Say About Carlos Marmol and Other Bullets

What Else is There to Say About Carlos Marmol and Other Bullets

If he can’t throw strikes, then that’s that. Right now, he can’t throw strikes.

Where in the World is Juan Carlos Paniagua and Other Bullets

Where in the World is Juan Carlos Paniagua and Other Bullets

Yeah, he’s still in the Dominican Republic, still having visa problems. Ian Stewart is in Iowa, and a couple Cubs prospects are winning honors.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Goalie On The Corner

Cubs Minor League Daily: Goalie On The Corner

The Smokies got some good pitching and quality defense yesterday.

Cubs Minor League Daily: How About That Pitching?

Cubs Minor League Daily: How About That Pitching?

The Cubs have had some really great pitching performances of late, and had a few yesterday, too.

May the Fourth Be With You: Kane County Star Wars Jerseys for the Win

May the Fourth Be With You: Kane County Star Wars Jerseys for the Win

CHEWBACCAAAAAAA!