Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Cubs Minor League Daily: Drafting An 80?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Drafting An 80?

Whether it’s Jonathan Gray’s fastball or Kris Bryant’s power, the Cubs will have a shot at drafting an elite tool.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Dillon Maples Arrives

Cubs Minor League Daily: Dillon Maples Arrives

It’s been a long, long wait for the promising righty to make his full-season debut, but he did it yesterday.


This Week In The Minors: Check Up

This Week In The Minors: Check Up

Checking in on the preseason top ten Cubs prospects … it’s not exactly encouraging. Five injuries, two slumps, and a visa problem.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Roster Shuffling, and Brett Jackson’s Return

Cubs Minor League Daily: Roster Shuffling, and Brett Jackson’s Return

A whole bunch of minor league roster moves to discuss, and Brett Jackson is back from the disabled list.

Cubs Draft Notes: The Big College Arms, What the Astros Might Do, Financial Considerations, More

Cubs Draft Notes: The Big College Arms, What the Astros Might Do, Financial Considerations, More

The Cubs aren’t missing any Gray/Appel starts, but they’re still considering other players with their top pick.

Arismendy Alcantara (Scott Jontes/MiLB.com)

Cubs Minor League Daily: Draft Reaction?

The Cubs will not draft based on need, so let’s just get that off the table. Also: Arismendy Alcantara is playing some second base.

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.