No one wanted Stewart and his $2 million contract for free.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Yesterday was not a particularly successful day for the minor league teams. At least Javy Baez hit a homer.
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?
Comparing “prospect” stats can be misleading, or underinformative.
The prospect-heavy Cougars keep on winning.
Which youngsters are breaking out this year in the Cubs’ system?
If he can’t throw strikes, then that’s that. Right now, he can’t throw strikes.
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.
The Smokies got some good pitching and quality defense yesterday.
The Cubs have had some really great pitching performances of late, and had a few yesterday, too.
The Cubs have a new arm to watch at Iowa in Guillermo Moscoso.
Thoughts from Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum, and thoughts on the importance of this kind of thing.
Mostly good news from the injury front. No bad news, at least.
Too many topics today for there to be one lead item. And I didn’t even mention Jeff Samardzija’s boo-boo finger.