Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Top Pitching Prospect Pierce Johnson Has Been Promoted to High-A Daytona

Top Pitching Prospect Pierce Johnson Has Been Promoted to High-A Daytona

After dominated Low-A ball, Johnson is ready for the next step.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rivals and Bums

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rivals and Bums

The Cubs/Cardinals rivalry is better when the Cardinals are good. But not too good. Also, your scores and highlights from around the minors.


Chicago Cubs Sign 3rd Rounder Jacob Hannemann for $1 Million, Which is Well Over Slot

Chicago Cubs Sign 3rd Rounder Jacob Hannemann for $1 Million, Which is Well Over Slot

That price is something of a surprise, and tells us a few things.

Astros Officially Sign Top Pick Mark Appel for $6.35 Million – Well Below Slot

Astros Officially Sign Top Pick Mark Appel for $6.35 Million – Well Below Slot

The deal could give the Cubs a whole lot of play when negotiating with their top pick, Kris Bryant.

Chicago Cubs Sign Undrafted Free Agent Josh Davis

Chicago Cubs Sign Undrafted Free Agent Josh Davis

Davis was a two-way star at Belmont, and could be a solid relief prospect.

Cuban Signee Armando Rivero Set to Make Debut with Kane County This Week

Cuban Signee Armando Rivero Set to Make Debut with Kane County This Week

The righty got $3.1 million from the Cubs earlier this year, and could move quickly through the system.

The Cardinals Way is Sliding High, Wide, and Late and Other Bullets

The Cardinals Way is Sliding High, Wide, and Late and Other Bullets

At least last night’s slide was called for interference. Jorge Soler hits the DL, Eduardo Sanchez clears waivers.


Cubs Minor League Daily: More All-Star Action

Cubs Minor League Daily: More All-Star Action

A few Cougars were shining in the Midwest League All-Star Game. Plus all of the other minor league highlights.

Chicago Cubs Sign 5th Round Draft Pick Trey Masek

Chicago Cubs Sign 5th Round Draft Pick Trey Masek

The power righty announced the deal himself on Twitter.

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Eight Draft Signings, Including Godley, Brockmeyer and Papaccio

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Eight Draft Signings, Including Godley, Brockmeyer and Papaccio

Some signings – like second rounder Rob Zastryzny – about which we’d already heard were also announced.

Keep Hatin’, Dale Sveum Ain’t Listenin’ and Other Bullets

Keep Hatin’, Dale Sveum Ain’t Listenin’ and Other Bullets

Sveum is going to do what he does, and he can’t be worried about the second-guessing he’ll receive. Also, Javier Baez picks up another award.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Covering the Hawks

Cubs Minor League Daily: Covering the Hawks

You’re going to be able to follow the Cubs’ short-season Low-A club as much as you want.

Chicago Cubs Sign Second Round Pick, Lefty Rob Zastryzny Out of Missouri

Chicago Cubs Sign Second Round Pick, Lefty Rob Zastryzny Out of Missouri

A big-time college lefty, Zastryzny immediately becomes one of the best arms in the Cubs’ system.

Cubs Sign 4th Round Pick Tyler Skulina Well Over Slot, Maybe Probably Lose Daniel Poncedeleon

Cubs Sign 4th Round Pick Tyler Skulina Well Over Slot, Maybe Probably Lose Daniel Poncedeleon

It’s great to get Skulina in the fold, and the Cubs are paying him late second round money.

Houston Astros and Mark Appel Reportedly Have a Deal for Well Under Slot – Good News, Yes?

Houston Astros and Mark Appel Reportedly Have a Deal for Well Under Slot – Good News, Yes?

As much as $1.5 to $1.7 million under slot. Doesn’t this help the Cubs in their negotiations with Kris Bryant?