Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


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.

Jorge Soler Ejected in Bench-Clearing Brawl … There May Have Been a Bat Involved

Jorge Soler Ejected in Bench-Clearing Brawl … There May Have Been a Bat Involved

It doesn’t sound horribly awful, but it definitely sounds bad. So far.


Chicago Cubs Will Have About $4.5 Million to Spend Internationally Next Year – But What About the International Draft?

Chicago Cubs Will Have About $4.5 Million to Spend Internationally Next Year – But What About the International Draft?

That’s the second most in baseball, and a huge advantage for the Cubs compared to other teams.

The Chicago Cubs Are Fruit Stripe Gum And Other Bullets

The Chicago Cubs Are Fruit Stripe Gum And Other Bullets

A gum-related incident in the bullpen has me thinking about the metaphorical flavor of the Cubs.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Quarter Post

Cubs Minor League Daily: Quarter Post

It’s early, but Brett Jackson is starting to show some progress with his revamped swing.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Calling All Graybeards

Cubs Minor League Daily: Calling All Graybeards

Running the bases ain’t just for kids.

Jeff Samardzija Understands Pitching and Other Bullets

Jeff Samardzija Understands Pitching and Other Bullets

Striking out a ton of batters is great, but Samardzija understands there’s more to successful pitching than that.


Cubs Minor League Daily: First Weekend Edition

Cubs Minor League Daily: First Weekend Edition

A crazy first weekend of action in the Cubs’ minor league system,

This Week In The Minors: Getting Started

This Week In The Minors: Getting Started

A new feature, taking a look at trends, and bigger picture issues in the Cubs’ minor league system.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Thud.

Cubs’ Minor League Daily: Thud.

Although there were some individual bright spots, each of the Cubs’ four farm teams dropped its opener. Oof.

Cubs Minor League Daily: And We’re Back!

Cubs Minor League Daily: And We’re Back!

Your one-stop Cubs minor league shop is back for the 2013 season, courtesy of Luke Blaize.


Chicago Cubs Sign Infielder Donnie Murphy to a Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Infielder Donnie Murphy to a Minor League Deal

He’s not much with the bat, but he can play solid defense all over the infield.

The Kane County Cougars Open on Thursday, April 4 – Check ‘Em Out

The Kane County Cougars Open on Thursday, April 4 – Check ‘Em Out

The Cubs’ prospect-laden low-A club is now just outside of Chicago. Exciting times, my friends.

The Cubs’ 2013 Draft Bonus Pool is More than $10.5 Million and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ 2013 Draft Bonus Pool is More than $10.5 Million and Other Bullets

That’s a near $3 million increase for the Cubs over 2012, and the Cubs have the second-largest pool in the Draft.

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign Outfielder Ryan Sweeney to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign Outfielder Ryan Sweeney to Minor League Deal

The 28-year-old lefty will head to Iowa and serve as quality outfield depth.