Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


So Far So Good for Matt Garza and Other Bullets

So Far So Good for Matt Garza and Other Bullets

Garza’s three starts in to his 2013 return, and it’s looking great. The Cubs, too, are looking very good of late.

Cubs Draft Notes: Mock Drafts Favor Appel, Astros’ Plan, Appel’s Cost, More

Cubs Draft Notes: Mock Drafts Favor Appel, Astros’ Plan, Appel’s Cost, More

Everybody seems to see the Cubs going for Mark Appel in the Draft. Is he a threat to not sign? And how much will he want?


Cubs Minor League Daily: Expectedly Unexpected

Cubs Minor League Daily: Expectedly Unexpected

A little draft talk, a little prospect talk, and an interesting game for Javier Baez.

Bullpen Flip-Flopping Continues: Alex Burnett Down, Zach Putnam Up

Bullpen Flip-Flopping Continues: Alex Burnett Down, Zach Putnam Up

The 25-year-old righties trade places, and the Cubs will now get a look at Putnam.

Cubs Outright Michael Bowden to AAA Iowa – We’ll See if He Accepts It

Cubs Outright Michael Bowden to AAA Iowa – We’ll See if He Accepts It

Bowden has the right to refuse the assignment, but he’s tentatively expected to accept.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Golden

Cubs Minor League Daily: Golden

Reggie Golden is back and playing, and although his debut wasn’t great statistically, a number of guys had great days yesterday.

A Couple Positive Prospect Bits: Almora Wins an Award, Soler Moves Up the Rankings

A Couple Positive Prospect Bits: Almora Wins an Award, Soler Moves Up the Rankings

So far so good, generally-speaking, for the prospects at the top of the Cubs’ charts.


Rainout, Injuries, OBP Woes, and Other Pick-Me-Ups and Other Bullets

Rainout, Injuries, OBP Woes, and Other Pick-Me-Ups and Other Bullets

Abandon all hope ye who enter here.

Arismendy Alcantara (Scott Jontes/MiLB.com)

Cubs Minor League Daily: Uncharted Territory

It was a good night for the Cubs’ minor leagues, generally, and Arismendy Alcantara hit another homer. He’s now got more than Vogelbach, Soler, and Baez.

Cubs Draft Notes: The Cubs Have a Final Four, But Probably Haven’t Made a Decision Yet

Cubs Draft Notes: The Cubs Have a Final Four, But Probably Haven’t Made a Decision Yet

Appel, Gray, Bryant, Moran. Those are the four college players the Cubs are likely choosing from among. Maybe even as we speak.

A Handful of Cubs Injury Updates: Almora, Fujikawa, Clevenger, McNeil

A Handful of Cubs Injury Updates: Almora, Fujikawa, Clevenger, McNeil

The news is good on Almora, at least.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Welcome to Venezuela

Cubs Minor League Daily: Welcome to Venezuela

The Cubs have a team in Venezuela this year. Did you know that?

Albert Almora Leaves Game with Possible Leg/Knee Injury (UPDATE: Back in Dugout)

Albert Almora Leaves Game with Possible Leg/Knee Injury (UPDATE: Back in Dugout)

He appeared to tweak it in the outfield, and left the game soon thereafter.