Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Cubs Minor League Daily: Don’t Forget About Jeimer Candelario (Bonus Iowa Cubs Homer Party)

Cubs Minor League Daily: Don’t Forget About Jeimer Candelario (Bonus Iowa Cubs Homer Party)

Ian Happ is getting most of the attention, but Jeimer Candelario has been matching him step for step. He, and two other I-Cubs homered in their latest game, too.

Ian Happ Didn’t Just Hit His League-Leading 6th Homer, He Also Made a Fantastic Play at 2nd (VIDEO)

Ian Happ Didn’t Just Hit His League-Leading 6th Homer, He Also Made a Fantastic Play at 2nd (VIDEO)

I actually think the defensive play looked better than the homer. Or maybe I’m just numb to the Ian Happ homer barrage!


Cubs Minor League Daily: Watch Ian Happ Homer AGAIN, But Don’t Expect a Trade Any Time Soon

Cubs Minor League Daily: Watch Ian Happ Homer AGAIN, But Don’t Expect a Trade Any Time Soon

Ian Happ is playing out of his mind right now. And rumors will come, as they always do.

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Lot Of .500 Teams, and a Diving Bullpen Catch

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Lot Of .500 Teams, and a Diving Bullpen Catch

Checking in on the minor league standings, and watching Mark Zagunis prepare for the Wrigley Field bullpens that aren’t there anymore.

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Few Early-Season Stat Leaders, a No-Hitter, and a Great Catch

Cubs Minor League Daily: A Few Early-Season Stat Leaders, a No-Hitter, and a Great Catch

The Iowa Cubs were no-hit last night, but they did score a run!

Cubs Minor League Daily: Tennessee Pulls Off Ridiculous *8-Run* Ninth Inning Rally

Cubs Minor League Daily: Tennessee Pulls Off Ridiculous *8-Run* Ninth Inning Rally

That headline is accurate. The Smokies pulled off something absurdly improbable.


Wake Up and Watch Ian Happ Hit His League-Leading Fifth Homer

Wake Up and Watch Ian Happ Hit His League-Leading Fifth Homer

Happ doesn’t just lead the PCL in homers. He leads all of the minors.

Cubs Prospects Ian Happ and Jeimer Candelario Are Cleaning Clocks at Iowa (VIDEOS)

Cubs Prospects Ian Happ and Jeimer Candelario Are Cleaning Clocks at Iowa (VIDEOS)

Through seven games, the duo is simply crushing the ball, and pacing the league.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Iowa Explodes For 18 Runs

Cubs Minor League Daily: Iowa Explodes For 18 Runs

An offensive explosion for the I-Cubs.

The Bleacher Nation Top 40 Prospects – Right-Handed Pitching

The Bleacher Nation Top 40 Prospects – Right-Handed Pitching

Things get underway with Dylan Cease coming in as the Cubs’ third best prospect overall. But there are so many other interesting names behind him.


Cubs Minor League Daily: Three Games, Two Wins, And A Bear Playing Drums

Cubs Minor League Daily: Three Games, Two Wins, And A Bear Playing Drums

Happ and Candelario continue to roll, a possible breakout pitching prospect, and more.

Four Years of the Bleacher Nation Top 40 Prospects Lists – The Hits, the Misses, and More

Four Years of the Bleacher Nation Top 40 Prospects Lists – The Hits, the Misses, and More

With the latest installment of the BN Top 40 coming soon, it’s fun – and instructive – to look back on four years of prospect lists.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Welcome Back Duane Underwood

Cubs Minor League Daily: Welcome Back Duane Underwood

A fantastic debut for a little-discussed Cubs pitching prospect.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Ian Happ Homered for the THIRD STRAIGHT Game (VIDEO)

Cubs Minor League Daily: Ian Happ Homered for the THIRD STRAIGHT Game (VIDEO)

Ian Happ is doing work. Also: the South Bend Cubs finally scored a run after a 32-inning scoreless streak to open the season.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Great Iowa Home Run Race – Happ, Candelario Homer Again

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Great Iowa Home Run Race – Happ, Candelario Homer Again

Another day, another pair of homers from the big bats at Iowa. Plus, Dylan Cease dominates in his season debut.