Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

This Week In The Minors: Tweaking The Numbers

This Week In The Minors: Tweaking The Numbers

Providing context for some of the more interesting numbers in the minor league season so far.

Chicago Cubs Claim Outfielder Julio Borbon Off of Waivers from Rangers (UPDATE: Gonzalez DFA’d)

Chicago Cubs Claim Outfielder Julio Borbon Off of Waivers from Rangers (UPDATE: Gonzalez DFA’d)

The 27-year-old outfielder has been an oft-discussed player this week.

2013 MLB Draft Bits: Gray and Appel Clear at the Top, Leverage, and the Cubs’ Targets

2013 MLB Draft Bits: Gray and Appel Clear at the Top, Leverage, and the Cubs’ Targets

More folks are saying that collegiate pitchers Mark Appel and Jonathan Gray are the clear top two players at the top of the draft.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Where Was I?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Where Was I?

Luke is back, and the scoring is up.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Javier Baez Blows Up

Cubs Minor League Daily: Javier Baez Blows Up

No, he didn’t take a bunch of walks, but he did have three hits, including a bomb.

Matt Garza’s Rehab Stint Starts on Friday at Kane County

Matt Garza’s Rehab Stint Starts on Friday at Kane County

He’ll pitch a couple innings, and this schedule could have him back to the Cubs in mid-May.

Punched in the Neck and Other Bullets

Punched in the Neck and Other Bullets

That’s how Darwin Barney described Craig Gentry’s diving catch last night to end the game.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Filling In and Filling Out the Box Score

Cubs Minor League Daily: Filling In and Filling Out the Box Score

Daytona gave up 27 hits yesterday. Yo.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Making Do

Cubs Minor League Daily: Making Do

We’re without our Minor League man, so I’ll do my best to get you the gist.

A Look at Minor League Park Factors – Which Leagues Are Pitcher/Hitter Friendly?

A Look at Minor League Park Factors – Which Leagues Are Pitcher/Hitter Friendly?

A quick and dirty take on just how we should interpret various Cubs minor league numbers.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rare Opportunity

Cubs Minor League Daily: Rare Opportunity

If you want to watch Dan Vogelbach, among others at Kane County, you can see them on MiLB.tv today.

Jorge Soler Suspended Five Games for Last Night’s Incident (UPDATE: No Additional Punishment from Cubs)

Jorge Soler Suspended Five Games for Last Night’s Incident (UPDATE: No Additional Punishment from Cubs)

Theo Epstein says Soler is very remorseful, and will accept the punishment. The relative lightness of it is a bit surprising.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Elephant In The Room, aka Your Jorge Soler Update

Cubs Minor League Daily: Elephant In The Room, aka Your Jorge Soler Update

Soler did not swing the bat he was wielding, so at least that’s good. He’s still probably in for a heap of trouble, though.