Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Chicago Cubs Sign Righty Miguel Mejia to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Righty Miguel Mejia to Minor League Deal

The 27-year-old world traveller hasn’t pitched in affiliated ball since 2011.

Great Video with Albert Almora on His 2015 Season and Team USA Experiences

Great Video with Albert Almora on His 2015 Season and Team USA Experiences

The 21-year-old center field prospect remains a potential future star.

by January 12, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs Sign Jesus Guzman to Minor League Deal

Chicago Cubs Sign Jesus Guzman to Minor League Deal

A little extra depth for the upper minors is never a bad thing.

What Kind of Punishment Should the Cardinals Receive, Anyway? And Other Bullets

What Kind of Punishment Should the Cardinals Receive, Anyway? And Other Bullets

It’s easy to get all riled up about what occurred, but what’s a fair – strong enough – punishment? Also, bits on Bard, McNutt, Caravan, more.

KATOH System Ranks Cubs Prospects, with Almora, McKinney, and Contreras at the Top

KATOH System Ranks Cubs Prospects, with Almora, McKinney, and Contreras at the Top

Some very interesting bits in here that could challenge your thoughts about various prospects.

by January 10, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 10: Christian Villanueva

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 10: Christian Villanueva

Often forgotten, Villanueva remains a prospect with big league upside. The fit with the Cubs, however, is tough.

by January 9, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Pitching Prospect P.J. Francescon Suspended 50 Games

Cubs Pitching Prospect P.J. Francescon Suspended 50 Games

He tested positive a second time for a drug of abuse. Francescon was an All-Star last year with Tennessee.

FanGraphs’ Pre-Season 2016 Top 30 Chicago Cubs Prospects List is Out

FanGraphs’ Pre-Season 2016 Top 30 Chicago Cubs Prospects List is Out

A very interesting take on a very interesting farm system.

Prospect Notes: Martinez, Candelario, Contreras, Johnson, AFL Eyes-On, More

Prospect Notes: Martinez, Candelario, Contreras, Johnson, AFL Eyes-On, More

So much to share from the AFL, and on many of the Cubs’ most intriguing prospects.

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 9: Mark Zagunis

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 9: Mark Zagunis

The on-base specialist has one of the most discerning eyes in minor league baseball.

by January 5, 2016 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Acquire Righty Cole Brocker from Independent CornBelters

Cubs Acquire Righty Cole Brocker from Independent CornBelters

The big righty pitched in the Braves’ system last year.

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 8: Carl Edwards Jr.

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 8: Carl Edwards Jr.

Edwards still has the killer stuff, but what will his role be going forward?

by December 31, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 7: Jeimer Candelario

Chicago Cubs Prospects Progress, Part 7: Jeimer Candelario

Is it possible to break out quietly? If so, that’s what Candelario did in the second half of 2015.

by December 29, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects