Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Follow-Up on The Cubs Way, Jorge Soler, and Benching

Follow-Up on The Cubs Way, Jorge Soler, and Benching

Thoughts from Theo Epstein and Dale Sveum, and thoughts on the importance of this kind of thing.

Convalescence Watch: Baker, Fujikawa, Stewart, Garza, Almora, Vizcaino, Lake, Vitters

Convalescence Watch: Baker, Fujikawa, Stewart, Garza, Almora, Vizcaino, Lake, Vitters

Mostly good news from the injury front. No bad news, at least.


Closers, Gay Teammates, Camp’s Struggles, Baez’s Award and Other Bullets

Closers, Gay Teammates, Camp’s Struggles, Baez’s Award and Other Bullets

Too many topics today for there to be one lead item. And I didn’t even mention Jeff Samardzija’s boo-boo finger.

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Tale of Two Stories

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Tale of Two Stories

As far as Cubs prospects go, there was one big non-story yesterday, and one actually intriguing story.

The Cubs Way: Don’t Run Hard? You’re Getting Benched (Even If You’re Jorge Soler)

The Cubs Way: Don’t Run Hard? You’re Getting Benched (Even If You’re Jorge Soler)

The Cubs are taking their organizational directives very seriously. And it’s a good thing.

Cubs Draft Bits: Gray and Appel Dominating, a Couple Huge College Bats, and Manaea Sliding

Cubs Draft Bits: Gray and Appel Dominating, a Couple Huge College Bats, and Manaea Sliding

Jason McLeod has called the two college righties the top arms in the Draft, but he also identified the top two bats.

Cubs Minor League Daily: April Rains

Cubs Minor League Daily: April Rains

There were a lot of rainouts this weekend, though there were also plenty of games played.


This Week In The Minors: About That Pitching

This Week In The Minors: About That Pitching

Taking a look at the league average WHIPs across the minors, and comparing them with the top Cubs pitching performances.

The Front Office Doesn’t Tell Dale Sveum What to Do and Other Bullets

The Front Office Doesn’t Tell Dale Sveum What to Do and Other Bullets

All sides have a collaborative relationship, and Sveum has Epstein and Hoyer’s trust. Also injury updates on Garza, Fujikawa, Vitters and Almora.

Report: Cubs Have Narrowed Top Draft Choice to Mark Appel or Jonathan Gray

Report: Cubs Have Narrowed Top Draft Choice to Mark Appel or Jonathan Gray

The two collegiate righties have always made sense for the Cubs. It was just a matter of them showing they are truly elite.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Good Oddities

Cubs Minor League Daily: Good Oddities

Dan Vogelbach stole a base! And it wasn’t his first of the year!


Cubs Minor League Daily: Traveling Time

Cubs Minor League Daily: Traveling Time

Most of the Cubs’ farm system was traveling yesterday, so there’s only one game to discuss.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Of DHs and Breakfast

Cubs Minor League Daily: Of DHs and Breakfast

Even in the minors, the signs point toward a DH in the NL. Kyle Hendricks finally had a great start, which should remind you of who Hendricks is.