Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


2013 MLB Draft Primer: Bonus Pool, Slot Values, Penalties, All-That-Jazz

2013 MLB Draft Primer: Bonus Pool, Slot Values, Penalties, All-That-Jazz

How much do the Cubs have to spend? What happens if they spend more? Etc., etc.

Obsessive Draft Obsessing: Appel at $7 Million or Bryant at $4 Million? Could Be Up to the Rockies

Obsessive Draft Obsessing: Appel at $7 Million or Bryant at $4 Million? Could Be Up to the Rockies

Another hot rumor has the Rockies surprising everyone at number three, which could impact the Cubs at number two … if you do the math.


Early Morning Draft Buzz: Cubs Trying to Cut a Deal with Mark Appel?

Early Morning Draft Buzz: Cubs Trying to Cut a Deal with Mark Appel?

There is “buzz” that the Cubs are closing in on a deal with Appel as the Draft approaches.

Cubs Minor League Daily: All Stars and Draft Picks

Cubs Minor League Daily: All Stars and Draft Picks

The Kane County Cougars landed a whopping six All-Stars, though one obvious name is missing. Also, thoughts on Draft day!

Cubs Draft Notes: Maybe Houston Will Take Appel After All

Cubs Draft Notes: Maybe Houston Will Take Appel After All

If they do, the Cubs’ options at number two become a little less clear in the wake of Jonathan Gray’s reported positive stimulant test.

Game Planning Issues Again and Other Bullets

Game Planning Issues Again and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum says the fastball off of which Albert Pujols launched a two-run homer last night never should have been thrown.

Cubs Minor League Daily: All-Star Season

Cubs Minor League Daily: All-Star Season

The Daytona Cubs have four All-Stars. Can you guess ’em before you click?


Finally: Junior Lake Set to Make His AAA Debut on Thursday

Finally: Junior Lake Set to Make His AAA Debut on Thursday

The 23-year-old shortstop … er third baseman … er outfielder … er utility player … remains one of the most intriguing players in the Cubs’ system.

2013 MLB Draft Primer: The Schedule, the Coverage, the Order

2013 MLB Draft Primer: The Schedule, the Coverage, the Order

The logistics of the Draft this week. What happens when, and where can you see it/read about it.

Cubs Minor League Daily: And Now This…

Cubs Minor League Daily: And Now This…

More ruminations on Jonathan Gray’s reported positive Adderall test, and yesterday’s minor league action.

Potential Top Draft Pick Jonathan Gray Reportedly Tests Positive for Banned Stimulant

Potential Top Draft Pick Jonathan Gray Reportedly Tests Positive for Banned Stimulant

He is/was under heavy consideration for the Cubs at the number two overall pick.


Alex Burnett Clears Waivers, Outrighted to AAA Iowa; or The Stash Plan in Action

Alex Burnett Clears Waivers, Outrighted to AAA Iowa; or The Stash Plan in Action

The Cubs worked the system to acquire an interesting new arm for the organization.

Cubs Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Month: Kyle Hendricks and Dustin Geiger

Cubs Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Month: Kyle Hendricks and Dustin Geiger

Hendricks dominated AA hitters in May, and Geiger remained consistently impressive at High-A.