Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Chicago Cubs Sign 18-Year-Old Dominican Righty Jefferson Mejia

Chicago Cubs Sign 18-Year-Old Dominican Righty Jefferson Mejia

The big righty gets a very healthy $850,000 signing bonus.

The 2013-14 International Signing Period is Now Open – Cubs Expected to Be Heavy Hitters (UPDATE)

The 2013-14 International Signing Period is Now Open – Cubs Expected to Be Heavy Hitters (UPDATE)

The Cubs could land a couple of the top names as early as today. They could also trade for more pool money to sign even more talent.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Signing Day (The International Variety)

Cubs Minor League Daily: Signing Day (The International Variety)

The Cubs could get an infusion of new prospects as soon as this morning. Plus the usual rundown of minor league games.

A Chat With Baseball Prospectus’s Jason Parks on Cubs Prospects, International Additions, and So Much More

A Chat With Baseball Prospectus’s Jason Parks on Cubs Prospects, International Additions, and So Much More

A sprawling and magnificent conversation about organizational rankings, Matt Garza’s trade value, prospect development, Jason McLeod’s future, and much more.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Catching the Cougars

Cubs Minor League Daily: Catching the Cougars

Rounding up the weekend in Cubs minor league activity.

This Week In The Minors: The Great Bat Mystery

This Week In The Minors: The Great Bat Mystery

Luke schools you on wOBA, catches you up on minor league doings, and presents one of the greatest bat stories (and mysteries) you’ll read.

Blake Parker Getting Some Bullpen Love (James Russell Not) and Other Bullets

Blake Parker Getting Some Bullpen Love (James Russell Not) and Other Bullets

Parker recorded his first big league save last night, but Russell never-ever-ever records saves!


Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija, Gonzalez, International Pool Money, Gregg, Marmol, Nolasco, More

Lukewarm Stove: Samardzija, Gonzalez, International Pool Money, Gregg, Marmol, Nolasco, More

Tons to explore on the last Saturday of June.

The Outfield Prospect Shuffle: Several Interesting Prospects Get Promotions

The Outfield Prospect Shuffle: Several Interesting Prospects Get Promotions

Andreoli, Rademacher, and Encarnacion are all moving up the ladder, and all three are interesting guys to watch.

Trade Rumors Bleed Even Into the Bullets and Other Bullets

Trade Rumors Bleed Even Into the Bullets and Other Bullets

This week, it’s been hard to avoid the trade rumors, which can’t be easy on players like Matt Garza.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Southernmost Cubs

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Southernmost Cubs

The Cubs have a team in Venezuela this year, and some of the youngsters are tearing it up.


God’s Wrath Watch: Jorge Soler’s Minor Injury is a Stress Fracture and He’s Out for a While

God’s Wrath Watch: Jorge Soler’s Minor Injury is a Stress Fracture and He’s Out for a While

It will be at least four to six weeks before he can resume baseball activity at all.

The Kevin Gregg Calm and Other Bullets

The Kevin Gregg Calm and Other Bullets

Even when the game starts to slip away in the 9th inning, you don’t have the same reaction with Kevin Gregg in the game.