Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


The Cubs Waived Ian Stewart and He Went Unclaimed (Was Then Outrighted to Iowa)

The Cubs Waived Ian Stewart and He Went Unclaimed (Was Then Outrighted to Iowa)

No one wanted Stewart and his $2 million contract for free.

Cubs Minor League Daily: 34-3

Cubs Minor League Daily: 34-3

Yesterday was not a particularly successful day for the minor league teams. At least Javy Baez hit a homer.


Ian Stewart Decided Not to Play Baseball This Weekend

Ian Stewart Decided Not to Play Baseball This Weekend

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?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smoke and Numbers

Cubs Minor League Daily: Smoke and Numbers

Comparing “prospect” stats can be misleading, or underinformative.

Cubs Minor League Daily: About Those Cougars…

Cubs Minor League Daily: About Those Cougars…

The prospect-heavy Cougars keep on winning.

This Week In The Minors: Breakouts

This Week In The Minors: Breakouts

Which youngsters are breaking out this year in the Cubs’ system?

What Else is There to Say About Carlos Marmol and Other Bullets

What Else is There to Say About Carlos Marmol and Other Bullets

If he can’t throw strikes, then that’s that. Right now, he can’t throw strikes.


Where in the World is Juan Carlos Paniagua and Other Bullets

Where in the World is Juan Carlos Paniagua and Other Bullets

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.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Goalie On The Corner

Cubs Minor League Daily: Goalie On The Corner

The Smokies got some good pitching and quality defense yesterday.

Cubs Minor League Daily: How About That Pitching?

Cubs Minor League Daily: How About That Pitching?

The Cubs have had some really great pitching performances of late, and had a few yesterday, too.

May the Fourth Be With You: Kane County Star Wars Jerseys for the Win

May the Fourth Be With You: Kane County Star Wars Jerseys for the Win

CHEWBACCAAAAAAA!


Cubs Minor League Daily: Really Long Roadtrip

Cubs Minor League Daily: Really Long Roadtrip

The Cubs have a new arm to watch at Iowa in Guillermo Moscoso.

Follow-Up on The Cubs Way, Jorge Soler, and Benching

Follow-Up on The Cubs Way, Jorge Soler, and Benching

Thoughts from Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum, and thoughts on the importance of this kind of thing.

Convalescence Watch: Baker, Fujikawa, Stewart, Garza, Almora, Vizcaino, Lake, Vitters

Convalescence Watch: Baker, Fujikawa, Stewart, Garza, Almora, Vizcaino, Lake, Vitters

Mostly good news from the injury front. No bad news, at least.

Closers, Gay Teammates, Camp’s Struggles, Baez’s Award and Other Bullets

Closers, Gay Teammates, Camp’s Struggles, Baez’s Award and Other Bullets

Too many topics today for there to be one lead item. And I didn’t even mention Jeff Samardzija’s boo-boo finger.