Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

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Junior Lake in Center Field? and Other Bullets

One of many future possible landing spots for the athletic youngster.

Matt Szczur, Photo by Mark LoMoglio/MiLB.com

Prospects’ Progress: Szczur and Jokisch

A hyped prospect with so-so numbers and an unhyped prospect with good numbers?

Dominican Prospect Yerinson Tatis Killed, Reportedly Just One Day Before Signing With the Cubs

Dominican Prospect Yerinson Tatis Killed, Reportedly Just One Day Before Signing With the Cubs

The details are fuzzy, but it sounds like a very sad story.

by December 17, 2012 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Officially Announce Chang-Yong Lim Signing

Cubs Officially Announce Chang-Yong Lim Signing

The 36-year-old Korean reliever gets a two-year, split minor league deal.

Chicago Cubs’ 2012 Payroll Was 10th in MLB and Other Bullets

Chicago Cubs’ 2012 Payroll Was 10th in MLB and Other Bullets

That figure looks to drop further in 2013, depending on how things play out.

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Jensen Lewis to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Pitcher Jensen Lewis to Minor League Deal

The 28-year-old righty was a very good reliever with the Indians from 2007 to 2010.

Prospects’ Progress: Rohan and Rosario

Prospects’ Progress: Rohan and Rosario

A couple of surprise prospects in 2012, each for very different reasons.

Cubs Announce Minor League Coaching Staffs and Coordinators for 2013

Cubs Announce Minor League Coaching Staffs and Coordinators for 2013

The names are all set for next year – another season in which the minor leagues will be as important to the future of the organization as the big league club.

Prospects’ Progress: Loosen and Hernandez

Prospects’ Progress: Loosen and Hernandez

One of the Cubs’ better infield prospects (about whom you’ve heard little), and a pitching prospect (about whom you’ve heard little).

Cubs Sign Pitcher Andrew Carpenter to Minor League Deal with Spring Training Invite

Cubs Sign Pitcher Andrew Carpenter to Minor League Deal with Spring Training Invite

The 27-year-old righty will fight for a spot in the bullpen.

Prospects’ Departure: Peralta, Cerda, Burgess, Jiminez

Prospects’ Departure: Peralta, Cerda, Burgess, Jiminez

The Rule 5 Draft was probably a net loss for the Cubs, but hopefully it won’t be by the time next season is over. Still, some of the losses sting.

Winter Meetings Week Ends and Other Bullets

Winter Meetings Week Ends and Other Bullets

There wasn’t a lot of action around baseball, but it’s coming. Also, Fujikawa is coming. And big changes to TV deals could be coming.

Early Look at Cubs Rule 5 Pick Hector Rondon

Early Look at Cubs Rule 5 Pick Hector Rondon

Big, hard-throwing reliever with upside. But, he’s also had two elbow surgeries in the last three years.