Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


The Kane County Cougars Open on Thursday, April 4 – Check ‘Em Out

The Kane County Cougars Open on Thursday, April 4 – Check ‘Em Out

The Cubs’ prospect-laden low-A club is now just outside of Chicago. Exciting times, my friends.

The Cubs’ 2013 Draft Bonus Pool is More than $10.5 Million and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ 2013 Draft Bonus Pool is More than $10.5 Million and Other Bullets

That’s a near $3 million increase for the Cubs over 2012, and the Cubs have the second-largest pool in the Draft.


Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign Outfielder Ryan Sweeney to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Reportedly Sign Outfielder Ryan Sweeney to Minor League Deal

The 28-year-old lefty will head to Iowa and serve as quality outfield depth.

Minor League Rosters Announced: Tennessee (AA) and Iowa (AAA)

Minor League Rosters Announced: Tennessee (AA) and Iowa (AAA)

A handful of surprises at the upper levels of the minors.

Minor League Rosters Announced: Kane County (Low-A) and Daytona (High-A)

Minor League Rosters Announced: Kane County (Low-A) and Daytona (High-A)

So much prospect depth down at these lower levels.

Keith Law Has Kind – and Cautious – Words for Pierce Johnson and Other Bullets

Keith Law Has Kind – and Cautious – Words for Pierce Johnson and Other Bullets

Law says Johnson has three promising pitches, but also has some concerning arm action.


Farewell Hayden Simpson, Dontrelle Willis, and Michael Brenly

Farewell Hayden Simpson, Dontrelle Willis, and Michael Brenly

The 2010 first round pick never recovered from a serious case of mono.

New Righty Guillermo Moscoso Outrighted to AAA Iowa

New Righty Guillermo Moscoso Outrighted to AAA Iowa

The 29-year-old righty is a very nice stash at AAA.

Gauging the Farm Depth: Pitching

Gauging the Farm Depth: Pitching

Things get a little dicey in the Cubs’ system when you move off of the positional side, but there’s a surprising amount of good-ish depth.


Can the Chicago Cubs Get a Sure-Fire Stud College Arm with Their Number Two Draft Pick?

Can the Chicago Cubs Get a Sure-Fire Stud College Arm with Their Number Two Draft Pick?

It’s starting to look like there are at least two top-tier college pitchers available.

Gauging the Farm Depth: Outfield

Gauging the Farm Depth: Outfield

At the top of the Cubs prospect list, you’re going to find several outfielders. But how’s the depth looking?

Cubs Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Having Visa Problems

Cubs Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Having Visa Problems

The U.S. Consolate has been asking for additional paperwork, and Paniagua’s arrival to the United States has been delayed.

Gauging the Farm Depth: Second Base

Gauging the Farm Depth: Second Base

Depth is the operative word when it comes to second base in the Cubs’ system. Usually an organizational spot for busted prospects, the Cubs actually have quality at 2B.