Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Mark Grace is Going to Jail and Other Bullets

Mark Grace is Going to Jail and Other Bullets

The former Cubs first baseman pled guilty to some serious DUI ugliness. Some good stuff on prospects in here.

Baseball America Reveals its Top 31 Cubs Prospects for 2013

Baseball America Reveals its Top 31 Cubs Prospects for 2013

Some of the names you didn’t see on the top ten list now show up.

by January 31, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Front Office is Seriously Smart and Other Bullets

The Front Office is Seriously Smart and Other Bullets

Outsiders continue to compliment the front office’s efforts, and Tom Tango makes them look even smarter.

Can the Yankees Really Void Alex Rodriguez’s Contract? And Other Bullets

Can the Yankees Really Void Alex Rodriguez’s Contract? And Other Bullets

It’s just impossible to see. Some prospect bits, offseason bits, renovation bits, and a humble request of you, the reader.

The Chicago Cubs Have Three of the Top 50 Prospects, According to MLB.com

The Chicago Cubs Have Three of the Top 50 Prospects, According to MLB.com

And I’m sure you can guess the three: Javier Baez, Albert Almora, and Jorge Soler.

by January 30, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Dodgers’ Huge TV Deal Comes with Potential Issues and Other Bullets

The Dodgers’ Huge TV Deal Comes with Potential Issues and Other Bullets

They’re still going to be raking in a ridiculous amount of money, though. Jealous? Yes. Also: a potential PED bombshell.

The Cubs Have the 10th Best Farm System, According to John Sickels

The Cubs Have the 10th Best Farm System, According to John Sickels

That’s up from number 20 last year. Of course, it’s still far behind the Cardinals, who come in at number one.

by January 28, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Prospects Getting a Whole Lot More Data and Other Bullets

Cubs Prospects Getting a Whole Lot More Data and Other Bullets

Things have changed dramatically for them since 2011, with an increase in stats, video, etc. being made available to them.

Photo By Scott Jontes

Junior Lake, Professional Enigma and Other Bullets

How do you describe the Cubs’ athletically-gifted infield prospect?

Chicago Cubs Sign Catcher Jair Fernandez to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Catcher Jair Fernandez to Minor League Deal

Likely just some organizational depth at catcher.

Fergie Jenkins Doesn’t Sound Too Crazy About Sammy Sosa in the HOF and Other Bullets

Fergie Jenkins Doesn’t Sound Too Crazy About Sammy Sosa in the HOF and Other Bullets

“When numbers should be declining – they kept building for those guys. And it’s due to whatever they were putting in their system.”

Brett Jackson Has “No Intention of Going to Iowa” and Other Bullets

Brett Jackson Has “No Intention of Going to Iowa” and Other Bullets

The would-be center fielder wants to start the year with the big club. Plus bits on Villanueva, Loux, and Pevey … and those promised full Wrigley pictures.

The ‘Down on the Farm’ Panel at the Cubs Convention: Baez, Vogelbach, Vizcaino, Vitters, More

The ‘Down on the Farm’ Panel at the Cubs Convention: Baez, Vogelbach, Vizcaino, Vitters, More

Always one of the better panels at CubsCon, yesterday offered a great many interesting prospecting bits.

by January 21, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects