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?
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
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.)
The weekend in minor league action for the Cubs (including Kris Bryant’s debut), and a mascot competition.
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 Cubs’ minor leagues, and tips on cutting through the prospect fog associated with trade season.
We have to remind ourselves: it was just one game. Also: Henry Rodriguez outrighted to Iowa, Alberto Cabrera promoted to Iowa.
Bryant wins the 2013 Golden Spikes Award.
Additional thoughts on why Junior Lake got the call-up rather than someone else. Plus yesterday’s minor league action.
The 23-year-old Lake has played in just 40 games at AAA, but he’s needed at this point.
On the positional side, the Cubs’ organization is about as good as it gets.
The Tennessee Smokies had six All-Stars play last night, but they did not shine this time around.
Boise Hawks. Boise Hawks. Boise Hawks.
The US Collegiate National Team is heading to Kane County. Roster moves, and scores/stats.