Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Edwin Jackson Almost Had a Good Game and Other Bullets

Edwin Jackson Almost Had a Good Game and Other Bullets

If not for a dropped fly ball, Dale Sveum says, Jackson’s day would have been pretty good. Also: lots of prospect talk.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Watch This

Cubs Minor League Daily: Watch This

Javier Baez had himself a weekend, and Dan Vogelbach exploded a baseball.


This Week In The Minors: The Draft That Was

This Week In The Minors: The Draft That Was

Recapping the minor league weekend action … and revisiting the entirety of the Chicago Cubs’ 2012 Draft.

Sometimes Your Team Gets Stomped and Other Bullets

Sometimes Your Team Gets Stomped and Other Bullets

There isn’t a ton to say about last night’s loss, other than it sucked. At least Javier Baez had an all universe game.

Roster Shuffle: Rafael Dolis to DL with “Mild Forearm Strain,” Alex Burnett DFA’d, Blake Parker Called Up

Roster Shuffle: Rafael Dolis to DL with “Mild Forearm Strain,” Alex Burnett DFA’d, Blake Parker Called Up

Hopefully it’s just a forearm strain for Dolis. Parker gets another look with the big club, and Burnett was clearly an attempt to grab and stash.

So Far So Good for Matt Garza and Other Bullets

So Far So Good for Matt Garza and Other Bullets

Garza’s three starts in to his 2013 return, and it’s looking great. The Cubs, too, are looking very good of late.

Cubs Draft Notes: Mock Drafts Favor Appel, Astros’ Plan, Appel’s Cost, More

Cubs Draft Notes: Mock Drafts Favor Appel, Astros’ Plan, Appel’s Cost, More

Everybody seems to see the Cubs going for Mark Appel in the Draft. Is he a threat to not sign? And how much will he want?


Cubs Minor League Daily: Expectedly Unexpected

Cubs Minor League Daily: Expectedly Unexpected

A little draft talk, a little prospect talk, and an interesting game for Javier Baez.

Bullpen Flip-Flopping Continues: Alex Burnett Down, Zach Putnam Up

Bullpen Flip-Flopping Continues: Alex Burnett Down, Zach Putnam Up

The 25-year-old righties trade places, and the Cubs will now get a look at Putnam.

Cubs Outright Michael Bowden to AAA Iowa – We’ll See if He Accepts It

Cubs Outright Michael Bowden to AAA Iowa – We’ll See if He Accepts It

Bowden has the right to refuse the assignment, but he’s tentatively expected to accept.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Golden

Cubs Minor League Daily: Golden

Reggie Golden is back and playing, and although his debut wasn’t great statistically, a number of guys had great days yesterday.


A Couple Positive Prospect Bits: Almora Wins an Award, Soler Moves Up the Rankings

A Couple Positive Prospect Bits: Almora Wins an Award, Soler Moves Up the Rankings

So far so good, generally-speaking, for the prospects at the top of the Cubs’ charts.

Rainout, Injuries, OBP Woes, and Other Pick-Me-Ups and Other Bullets

Rainout, Injuries, OBP Woes, and Other Pick-Me-Ups and Other Bullets

Abandon all hope ye who enter here.