Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Cubs Minor League Daily: Hype Versus History

Cubs Minor League Daily: Hype Versus History

When it comes to new Cubs prospect Mike Olt, do you buy the hype or the history? Also, where do Olt and C.J. Edwards rank in the Cubs’ system?

Officially Official: Cubs Trade Matt Garza to Rangers for Mike Olt, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm, and Two PTBNLS

Officially Official: Cubs Trade Matt Garza to Rangers for Mike Olt, C.J. Edwards, Justin Grimm, and Two PTBNLS

Garza has officially been traded to the Rangers, and the Cubs have officially received a solid return. (UPDATE on the PTBNL situation.)


Cubs Minor League Daily: Meet The Mascots

Cubs Minor League Daily: Meet The Mascots

The weekend in minor league action for the Cubs (including Kris Bryant’s debut), and a mascot competition.

Top Dominican Prospect Eloy Jimenez Expected to Sign (Officially) with Cubs on August 1 or 2

Top Dominican Prospect Eloy Jimenez Expected to Sign (Officially) with Cubs on August 1 or 2

He’s agreed to a $2.8 million deal, but it’ll still be a little while before it’s officially official. Let’s discuss why.

This Week In The Minors: Lake and Fog

This Week In The Minors: Lake and Fog

This week in the Cubs’ minor leagues, and tips on cutting through the prospect fog associated with trade season.

Junior Lake Was So Very Good Last Night and Other Bullets

Junior Lake Was So Very Good Last Night and Other Bullets

We have to remind ourselves: it was just one game. Also: Henry Rodriguez outrighted to Iowa, Alberto Cabrera promoted to Iowa.

Kris Bryant: The Best Amateur Player in All the Land

Kris Bryant: The Best Amateur Player in All the Land

Bryant wins the 2013 Golden Spikes Award.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Why Lake?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Why Lake?

Additional thoughts on why Junior Lake got the call-up rather than someone else. Plus yesterday’s minor league action.

Junior Lake Coming Up, Brian Bogusevic Hitting the Disabled List

Junior Lake Coming Up, Brian Bogusevic Hitting the Disabled List

The 23-year-old Lake has played in just 40 games at AAA, but he’s needed at this point.

Two More Rankings Are Loaded with Chicago Cubs Prospects – 5 in the Top 57*

Two More Rankings Are Loaded with Chicago Cubs Prospects – 5 in the Top 57*

On the positional side, the Cubs’ organization is about as good as it gets.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Last* Of The All-Star Games

Cubs Minor League Daily: Last* Of The All-Star Games

The Tennessee Smokies had six All-Stars play last night, but they did not shine this time around.


Cubs Minor League Daily: A Day (Almost) Without Baseball

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Day (Almost) Without Baseball

Boise Hawks. Boise Hawks. Boise Hawks.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Now Visiting Kane County

Cubs Minor League Daily: Now Visiting Kane County

The US Collegiate National Team is heading to Kane County. Roster moves, and scores/stats.