Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


First Round Pick Kris Bryant is Baseball America’s College Player of the Year

First Round Pick Kris Bryant is Baseball America’s College Player of the Year

It’s a big-time honor, even if it’s not a huge surprise. The hopefully-soon-to-be Cubs prospect could be one of the best talents in baseball.

Bullpen Shuffle: Zach Putnam to DL, Brooks Raley Called Up; Rodriguez Due Later in the Week

Bullpen Shuffle: Zach Putnam to DL, Brooks Raley Called Up; Rodriguez Due Later in the Week

Putnam has an elbow issue, and Raley appears to be a temporary fill-in.


Is Javier Baez Getting Close to a Promotion?

Is Javier Baez Getting Close to a Promotion?

One game – even a four-homer game – doesn’t push a guy up the ladder. But Baez might be getting close anyway.

Matt Garza Was Hit Hard Last Night and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Was Hit Hard Last Night and Other Bullets

It sounds like it was just a matter of not having his best stuff. It happens. Also Theo Epstein on the minors, and Jim Callis on the Cubs’ top prospect.

Cubs Minor League Daily: (Too) Early Look At The Final Roster

Cubs Minor League Daily: (Too) Early Look At The Final Roster

The Arizona Cubs’ roster is kinda-sorta out, though it looks like it’s very preliminary.

Cubs Acquire Henry Rodriguez from Nationals for Minor Leaguer Ian Dickson; DFA Eduardo Sanchez

Cubs Acquire Henry Rodriguez from Nationals for Minor Leaguer Ian Dickson; DFA Eduardo Sanchez

The big righty has a huge – read: 100 mph – arm, but has been plagued by control issues for years.

The Cubs Might Have Four Top 20 Prospects in All of Baseball and Other Prospect Bullets

The Cubs Might Have Four Top 20 Prospects in All of Baseball and Other Prospect Bullets

Assuming top draft pick Kris Bryant signs, the Cubs are going to be almost unthinkably loaded on the positional side.


Ian Stewart’s Late Night Twitter Habits Making the Rounds

Ian Stewart’s Late Night Twitter Habits Making the Rounds

The former Cubs third baseman did a lot of tweeting last night that has captured the media’s attention.

Cubs Set to Sign a Trio of Positional Draft Picks: Zak Blair, Kevin Brown and Tyler Sciacca

Cubs Set to Sign a Trio of Positional Draft Picks: Zak Blair, Kevin Brown and Tyler Sciacca

All three are college seniors, and all three are expected in Mesa this week for a rookie minicamp.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Thirteen

Cubs Minor League Daily: Thirteen

It’s not an unlucky number right now. It’s the number of Baez-bombs, tops in the Chicago Cubs’ system.

Javier Baez Hit Four Homers Tonight

Javier Baez Hit Four Homers Tonight

There isn’t much else to say.


Initial 2013 Boise Hawks Roster Released

Initial 2013 Boise Hawks Roster Released

Several recognizable names will be starting out at Boise this year, and there are a lot of young kids to watch.

Post-Draft Logistics, Totals, Slots, Movement, Etc.

Post-Draft Logistics, Totals, Slots, Movement, Etc.

There is a bunch of miscellany related to the post-Draft period about which you might want to be informed.