Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Chesny Young, the Batting Champ Who Wasn’t – And the Future Big League Utility Man

Chesny Young, the Batting Champ Who Wasn’t – And the Future Big League Utility Man

The Cubs have a mighty interesting utility prospect on their hands.

by January 2, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Sign Four to Minor League Deals: Weeks, Moskos, Rodriguez, Solis

Cubs Sign Four to Minor League Deals: Weeks, Moskos, Rodriguez, Solis

More depth for the Cubs, including a couple very needed spots.


Chicago Cubs Claim Lefty David Rollins Off Waivers … Again

Chicago Cubs Claim Lefty David Rollins Off Waivers … Again

A lefty reliever, and also a lefty pinball.

Checking in on the Many Cubs Prospect Winter Leaguers

Checking in on the Many Cubs Prospect Winter Leaguers

The Cubs have a number of youngsters playing offseason ball – wonder how they’re doing?

by December 21, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Jeimer Candelario’s Breakout Year, Odd Season, and Future with the Cubs

Jeimer Candelario’s Breakout Year, Odd Season, and Future with the Cubs

The Cubs have a third base prospect you’d be very excited to see with the big league team in 2017 if not for the presence of the NL MVP.

by December 19, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Announce Minor League Coaches and Coordinators and Other Bullets

Cubs Announce Minor League Coaches and Coordinators and Other Bullets

Organizational continuity for the Cubs is a very good thing.

Cubs Reportedly Re-Sign Relievers Gerardo Concepcion, Conor Mullee, and Zac Rosscup

Cubs Reportedly Re-Sign Relievers Gerardo Concepcion, Conor Mullee, and Zac Rosscup

The Cubs get to hang onto some much needed bullpen depth.


Cubs Reportedly Sign Three Pitchers to Minor League Deals: Corcino, Cleto, Medina

Cubs Reportedly Sign Three Pitchers to Minor League Deals: Corcino, Cleto, Medina

A trio of righty reliever arms for the Cubs to consider and develop this season.

Addison Russell’s Contact Quality, Mark Grace’s Era, and Other Bullets

Addison Russell’s Contact Quality, Mark Grace’s Era, and Other Bullets

Russell was probably better than his numbers showed. Also, how would we think of Grace in this era?

Sustaining Long-Term Amateur Success as a Large Market Club Will Be Very Difficult

Sustaining Long-Term Amateur Success as a Large Market Club Will Be Very Difficult

The new CBA presents a huge number of institutional problems for an organization like the Cubs.

How They Won: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans

How They Won: The Myrtle Beach Pelicans

The Cubs’ High-A crew took home another championship, but they weren’t necessarily loaded with top prospects. How’d they do it?

by December 9, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Rule 5 Draft: Cubs Lose Armando Rivero, Trade For Caleb Smith, and More

Rule 5 Draft: Cubs Lose Armando Rivero, Trade For Caleb Smith, and More

A mixed day for the Cubs, though Smith looks like a nice pickup.

The Rule 5 Draft is Today at 8am CT – Will Cubs Gain or Lose or Both?

The Rule 5 Draft is Today at 8am CT – Will Cubs Gain or Lose or Both?

The Cubs have some intriguing prospects who are not protected, and also some space to take a chance if they want to go nuts.

Chicago Cubs’ International Free Agency Bonus Pool Set at $4.75 Million for 2017-18

Chicago Cubs’ International Free Agency Bonus Pool Set at $4.75 Million for 2017-18

That’s at the low end of the spectrum.

One System Projects Cubs May Have Some of the Best Rule 5 Eligible Prospects

One System Projects Cubs May Have Some of the Best Rule 5 Eligible Prospects

If the projections are accurate, the Cubs might lose a player or two next week.