Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


The Cubs Have Three (or Four) of the Top 20 Prospects in Baseball According to Baseball America

The Cubs Have Three (or Four) of the Top 20 Prospects in Baseball According to Baseball America

The accolades continue for the Cubs’ top prospects. It’s all on paper, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t a good thing.

Travis Wood is an All-Star, but No All-Star Game and Other Bullets

Travis Wood is an All-Star, but No All-Star Game and Other Bullets

Wood is pitching on Sunday night, which is going to take him out of consideration for next Tuesday’s game.


Cubs Minor League Daily: High Praise And A No-Hitter

Cubs Minor League Daily: High Praise And A No-Hitter

Daytona pitcher Matt Loosen had himself a game yesterday.

Fiiiiiinally: Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Has Arrived in the States

Fiiiiiinally: Pitching Prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua Has Arrived in the States

The Cubs’ top international free agent from the 2012-13 signing period is in Arizona after a long, long delay.

Cubs Reportedly the Favorite for Yet *Another* Top International Prospect – What Does it Mean?

Cubs Reportedly the Favorite for Yet *Another* Top International Prospect – What Does it Mean?

The Cubs’ spend-heavy ways in the international market could continue even further.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Great Timing

Cubs Minor League Daily: Great Timing

One of the best parts of the recent promotion of Baez to Tennessee is the timing. By the time I show to up to see the Smokies in person on[Read More…]

Cubs’ 24th Round Pick Tyler Alamo Signs His Contract – Kris Bryant Tea Leaf?

Cubs’ 24th Round Pick Tyler Alamo Signs His Contract – Kris Bryant Tea Leaf?

If Alamo gets an over slot deal from the Cubs, might that mean that they’re feeling pretty confident about signing Bryant soon?


This Week In The Minors: Bragging Rights

This Week In The Minors: Bragging Rights

With Javier Baez headed to Tennessee, is there a new “best infield” in the Cubs’ system?

The Good News is that Albert Almora Doesn’t Have a Leg Injury and Other Bullets

The Good News is that Albert Almora Doesn’t Have a Leg Injury and Other Bullets

Almora was pulled from yesterday’s game shortly after coming up lame on a slide, and folks held their breath.

Mistakes on the Basepaths and Important Runs and Other Bullets

Mistakes on the Basepaths and Important Runs and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro goofed again yesterday, but it raised a broader point. A run is a run, man.

Looks Like Javier Baez is Being Promoted to AA Tennessee

Looks Like Javier Baez is Being Promoted to AA Tennessee

It’s an aggressive, but probably deserved, promotion for the 21-year-old shortstop.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Next Man Up?

Cubs Minor League Daily: Next Man Up?

If the Cubs have to make another positional call-up, might Logan Watkins get a look?

Loopholing an Explanation for the Cubs’ International Spending Approach

Loopholing an Explanation for the Cubs’ International Spending Approach

The Cubs might just be doing something elegant, brilliant, and hugely helpful for the organization. They could be turning the penalties to their advantage.