Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Chicago Cubs Sign 5th Round Draft Pick Trey Masek

Chicago Cubs Sign 5th Round Draft Pick Trey Masek

The power righty announced the deal himself on Twitter.

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Eight Draft Signings, Including Godley, Brockmeyer and Papaccio

Chicago Cubs Officially Announce Eight Draft Signings, Including Godley, Brockmeyer and Papaccio

Some signings – like second rounder Rob Zastryzny – about which we’d already heard were also announced.


Keep Hatin’, Dale Sveum Ain’t Listenin’ and Other Bullets

Keep Hatin’, Dale Sveum Ain’t Listenin’ and Other Bullets

Sveum is going to do what he does, and he can’t be worried about the second-guessing he’ll receive. Also, Javier Baez picks up another award.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Covering the Hawks

Cubs Minor League Daily: Covering the Hawks

You’re going to be able to follow the Cubs’ short-season Low-A club as much as you want.

Chicago Cubs Sign Second Round Pick, Lefty Rob Zastryzny Out of Missouri

Chicago Cubs Sign Second Round Pick, Lefty Rob Zastryzny Out of Missouri

A big-time college lefty, Zastryzny immediately becomes one of the best arms in the Cubs’ system.

Cubs Sign 4th Round Pick Tyler Skulina Well Over Slot, Maybe Probably Lose Daniel Poncedeleon

Cubs Sign 4th Round Pick Tyler Skulina Well Over Slot, Maybe Probably Lose Daniel Poncedeleon

It’s great to get Skulina in the fold, and the Cubs are paying him late second round money.

Houston Astros and Mark Appel Reportedly Have a Deal for Well Under Slot – Good News, Yes?

Houston Astros and Mark Appel Reportedly Have a Deal for Well Under Slot – Good News, Yes?

As much as $1.5 to $1.7 million under slot. Doesn’t this help the Cubs in their negotiations with Kris Bryant?


Cubs Minor League Daily: Bats and Boise

Cubs Minor League Daily: Bats and Boise

The Hawks are underway with some excellent performances so far. That, plus the action from around the system this weekend.

This Week In The Minors: Let’s Deal

This Week In The Minors: Let’s Deal

Under what circumstances would the Cubs consider “buying” this year? And what prospects could the Cubs use as bait?

Father’s Day, Baseball, and Other Bullets

Father’s Day, Baseball, and Other Bullets

Mine’s already been a great one. Thoughts on replacing David DeJesus, Florida State League All-Star fun, and a dominant prospect pitching performance.

It’s a 10-Game Suspension for Ian Stewart and Other Bullets

It’s a 10-Game Suspension for Ian Stewart and Other Bullets

Stewart is appealing the suspension. Also more on David DeJesus’s injury, and, hey, Juan Carlos Paniagua is pitching in the Cubs’ system … technically.


More Top Draft Pick Bonus Scuttlebutt: Mark Appel Reportedly Set to Sign for Close to Full Slot

More Top Draft Pick Bonus Scuttlebutt: Mark Appel Reportedly Set to Sign for Close to Full Slot

If Appel gets slot or close to it, Kris Bryant’s agent is going to have just a touch more ammo to get slot for his client.

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign 11th Round Pick Jordan Hankins

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign 11th Round Pick Jordan Hankins

Hankins just finished his junior year at Austin Peay State, and is going to be converted into a full-time catcher, it seems.