Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Checking in on Semi-Departed Rule 5 Pick Starling Peralta

Checking in on Semi-Departed Rule 5 Pick Starling Peralta

The former Cubs pitching prospect isn’t doing so hot in Spring Training, but the Diamondbacks seem to like what they see. Still, they’re pitching-heavy already.

Matt Garza Almost Certainly Won’t Be the Opening Day Starter and Other Bullets

Matt Garza Almost Certainly Won’t Be the Opening Day Starter and Other Bullets

Dale Sveum calls opening week a “longshot” for Garza. Also, a Cubs Bunt Tourney update! Oh mercy!


The Cubs’ Next Tony Campana Has Arrived and Other Bullets

The Cubs’ Next Tony Campana Has Arrived and Other Bullets

Our son is here, and I’m a happy pappy. Also: Starlin Castro is feeling fine, Matt Garza could throw today, and Javier Baez is a lethal weapon.

Arodys Vizcaino Won’t Pitch in Spring Training and Other Bullets

Arodys Vizcaino Won’t Pitch in Spring Training and Other Bullets

Finally, a little update on Vizcaino’s progress recovering from Tommy John surgery.

The Jorge Soler Hype Train Has Left the Station

The Jorge Soler Hype Train Has Left the Station

One of the Cubs’ top prospects turns 21 today, and he’s getting mightily pumped up by those who’ve seen him this Spring.

by February 25, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Baseball Prospectus is Crushing on Cubs Prospects: Four in the Top 54

Baseball Prospectus is Crushing on Cubs Prospects: Four in the Top 54

And the Cubs have two prospects in the top 20.

by February 25, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Starlin Castro Already Slotted into the Two-Hole and Other Bullets

Starlin Castro Already Slotted into the Two-Hole and Other Bullets

It hasn’t been his best spot in the lineup, but it probably makes the most sense.


Dreaming on the Possibility of an Effective Brett Jackson and Other Bullets

Dreaming on the Possibility of an Effective Brett Jackson and Other Bullets

If the flashes Jackson has shown so far this year – and it’s waaaay early – are indicative of his swing change, things could be looking up.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 6, Cubs 3 – February 22, 2013 (Brett Jackson Videos)

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 6, Cubs 3 – February 22, 2013 (Brett Jackson Videos)

The Cubs took down the Cubs today, thanks to a walk-off homer from Edwin Maysonet.

Thinking About Spring Training Surprises and Other Bullets

Thinking About Spring Training Surprises and Other Bullets

It wasn’t that long ago that James Russell came out of nowhere in the Spring to make the Cubs’ big league team.

Intrasquad Awesomeness: Jorge Soler Takes Nick Struck Deep (VIDEO)

Intrasquad Awesomeness: Jorge Soler Takes Nick Struck Deep (VIDEO)

Soler just drilled a BOMB.


Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Javier Baez Shows Off His Ridiculous Bat Speed in Spring Batting Practice (VIDEO)

Video of the Cubs’ top prospect in the cage, as well as new video on Brett Jackson and Jorge Soler.

Zombie Problem? Call a Chicago Cubs Prospect

Zombie Problem? Call a Chicago Cubs Prospect

Three Cubs prospects put together a mini episode of ‘The Walking Dead.’

Jesus Castillo and Erick Leal Are the Two Newest Chicago Cubs Pitching Prospects

Jesus Castillo and Erick Leal Are the Two Newest Chicago Cubs Pitching Prospects

They were two of the Diamondbacks’ biggest international signees in 2011. These are legitimate prospects.

by February 19, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Another Top 100 List Features Four Chicago Cubs Prospects

Another Top 100 List Features Four Chicago Cubs Prospects

Baseball America has Javier Baez, Albert Almora, Jorge Soler, and Arodys Vizcaino making the cut.