The Cubs’ two June players of the month make a fine pair.
Category: Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The 16-year-old Dominican shortstop gets $700K.
Your monthly award winners in the minor leagues for June, and a look at the top 10 prospects in the Cubs’ system as of this moment.
Thoughts on the All-Star game, and news and notes from around the Cubs’ minor league system.
The Cubs’ closer has been pretty good of late. Chris Volstad is coming up, Ryan Dempster heads to the mound, and Jed Hoyer talks about Jorge Soler.
A converted pitcher is shooting up through the Cubs’ system.
Not that I was nervous or anything…
Someone has to fill in for Ryan Dempster, who’s out until after the All-Star break. Anthony Rizzo is the three-hole hitter even against lefties, and someone will be the Cubs’ All-Star.
Brett Jackson appears to struggle the most – even more than you’d expect – when behind in the count.
Share your thoughts on the Cubs’ top positional prospects, and check out who’s already making the list.
Randy Wells’ DFA means there’s an open 40-man spot just waiting to be filled.
Cuban Outfielder Yasiel Puig Officially a Free Agent, Cubs Still in Pursuit (UPDATE: Dodgers Reportedly Get Him for $40 Million(!))
The 20-year-old outfielder still needs to be unblocked by the OFAC, but he can start negotiating with teams.
Matt Szczur has been dealing with a knee injury, but he had a huge game yesterday.
After last night’s ugly start, Wells is probably out of the rotation. But then what? Also, RizzoRizzoRizzoRizzoRizzo…
Now that Anthony Rizzo is in the bigs, on whom do we toss all of our hopes and expectations?
Anthony Rizzo Cannot Fly, Does Not Shoot Lasers Out of His Eyes, Will Not Retroactively Save the Titanic
It’s OK to be excited about finally getting to see the Cubs’ top prospect, but for his good – and your own – keep those expectations in check.
McNeil’s bonus is expected to be right around slot.
Anthony Rizzo offers his first awesome quote. Alfonso Soriano talks batting order, Ryan Dempster will miss another start, and Dale Sveum has noticed Brett Jackson’s strikeouts.
Baez made a barehanded play yesterday, and was promptly removed from his game.