We knew there would be affiliate news coming, but this wasn’t on the radar. The two sides were paired up already through 2016; now through 2018.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The window to negotiate new deals opens today, and rumors of one specific switch are already popping up.
Don’t go too far with this, but it’s interesting to know that playing some outfield in the Spring is already being considered.
Each very much deserved the honor.
The Cubs’ affiliation with Daytona, Kane County, and Boise are up in the air.
The Cubs’ Low-A affiliate wins it all in the Midwest League.
The Kane County Cougars keep on cruising, and are now just one win away from the Midwest League Championship.
Schwarber was named the Florida State League’s player of the month for August.
There’s only one Cubs affiliate left playing, and they keep on winning.
Better than most, is the short answer. Of course, that only opens the debate about the merits of winning in the minor leagues.
ALL THE AWARDS. Yahoo’s all-minor league team is here, with a huge number of Cubs prospects making the cut.
The tall lefty pitched well in his professional debut after the 2014 draft, and is a name to watch in 2015.
Among the more prestigious minor league awards, this is not a surprise. But it’s still pretty awesome.
The Cubs took it to 11 innings, but couldn’t bring it home. They have now been eliminated from the playoffs.