The promotion is a bit of a surprise for those who thought Baez might stick in Peoria all year, even though he’s been raking there.
Category: Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Bits on Albert Almora, Javier Baez, Brooks Raley, Dan Vogelbach, Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, and more. Also, Matt Garza.
Bus breaks down? Must be the minor leagues.
Christian Villanueva goes deep twice in his Daytona Cubs debut.
With the trade deadline passed, when do the Cubs call up their top young players at AAA?
Remember: at a minor league game, anything can happen.
I know that immediately makes you flinch.
The Braves are happy, as are the Garzas. Darwin Barney is beaned, and Gerardo Concepcion is missing. And the Cubs have some top prospects.
The Cubs’ farm system didn’t receive an explosion of new talent yesterday, but it is improved.
Goldstein talks about Dempster, Garza, and Soriano, as well as the Paul Maholm/Reed Johnson deal and the Geovany Soto deal.
Arodys Vizcaino isn’t the first post-surgery pitching prospect on whom the Cubs have taken a chance.
The ramifications of last night’s deals trickle in, Ryan Dempster speaks, and Darwin Barney wins a hustle award.
One of the forgotten prospects in the Cubs’ system when we talk trades.
Three young Cubs pitching prospects threw yesterday, and, for a moment, we caught of glimpse of a future that might be.
The Olympics are swell and all, but where’s the baseball?
Matt Szczur finally gets promoted to AA, and it’s deserved. Where he goes from here, though, we’ll see.
Here’s something we can all get behind, together, as Cubs fans.
We’re all so focused on Ryan Dempster, but what other trades might the Cubs make? Specifically, might they include a minor leaguer or two?
One of the Cubs’ top prospects is putting up ungodly numbers in low-A ball. Shouldn’t he be moving up soon?