Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Cubs Prospects On The Fringe: Duane Underwood Jr.

Cubs Prospects On The Fringe: Duane Underwood Jr.

Once among the top pitching prospects in the organization, Underwood’s ascent has hit some speed bumps in recent years.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 3, Padres 1 – The Ian Happ Game? Can We Do That in the Spring?

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 3, Padres 1 – The Ian Happ Game? Can We Do That in the Spring?

The Padres are going to be seven shades of awful this year. Also: Ian Happ is beasting out.


Ian Happ Crushes Another Home Run, Leads The Chicago Cubs This Spring

Ian Happ Crushes Another Home Run, Leads The Chicago Cubs This Spring

Moving on up! Happ continues to impress during Spring Training.

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ Breaking Through, Butler Impresses, Almora’s Offensive Potential, More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ Breaking Through, Butler Impresses, Almora’s Offensive Potential, More

Bits on a number of Cubs youngsters who are impressing in Spring Training.

The Second Cut is the Pitchest: Cubs Cut 10 Pitchers from Big League Camp

The Second Cut is the Pitchest: Cubs Cut 10 Pitchers from Big League Camp

Most were not likely to be making the big league roster at this point anyway.

Just Two Cubs Prospects Make the FanGraphs Top 100 List

Just Two Cubs Prospects Make the FanGraphs Top 100 List

Only Jimenez and Happ make the cut. Let’s talk about that.


Rocket Homers for Jimenez and Happ, WBC Excitement, and Other Bullets

Rocket Homers for Jimenez and Happ, WBC Excitement, and Other Bullets

It was a homer-happy win for the Cubs over the Rockies yesterday, with Jon Lester getting in his work.

Hooray for Prospect Games: Ian Happ and Chesny Young Go Deep (VIDEOS)

Hooray for Prospect Games: Ian Happ and Chesny Young Go Deep (VIDEOS)

Watch a couple Cubs prospects crush the ball.

Cubs Outfield Prospect John Andreoli Plays WBC Hero in Team Italy’s Stunning Comeback

Cubs Outfield Prospect John Andreoli Plays WBC Hero in Team Italy’s Stunning Comeback

Nice game, young man. He could be a contributor to the Cubs any day now.

Spring Training Miscellany: Mariners 8, Cubs 6 – So Many Hits, Schwarber D, Pitching Work, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Mariners 8, Cubs 6 – So Many Hits, Schwarber D, Pitching Work, More

Cubs pitchers got smacked around in this one, and the Cubs lost the game late. Still a ton to discuss, though.


Revisiting the 2012 Draft, the First of the Cubs’ Current Front Office

Revisiting the 2012 Draft, the First of the Cubs’ Current Front Office

Remember how the Cubs took Almora early and then loaded up on pitching? How has it worked out?

Cubs Prospect Notes: Jimenez, Albertos, Cease, Candelario, Farm System Ranking

Cubs Prospect Notes: Jimenez, Albertos, Cease, Candelario, Farm System Ranking

The Cubs’ quality young depth in the big leagues creates something of an issue for their upper-level position players. Also: boy do the Cubs have interesting low-level pitching prospects.

Theo Epstein Speaks: Schwarber Catching, Prospect Philosophy, Heyward, Candelario, More

Theo Epstein Speaks: Schwarber Catching, Prospect Philosophy, Heyward, Candelario, More

The Cubs’ man in charge offers a range of thoughts from the big league roster, to the state of pitching prospects and building a rotation.

The First Cut is Some Pitchers: Cubs Send Six Pitchers to Minor League Camp

The First Cut is Some Pitchers: Cubs Send Six Pitchers to Minor League Camp

Andury Acevedo, Ryan Williams, Daniel Corcino, Gerardo Concepcion, Manny Parra, Fernando Rodriguez head out.

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 9, Rangers 9 – Lester, Davis, Candelario, Hannemann, More

Spring Training Miscellany: Cubs 9, Rangers 9 – Lester, Davis, Candelario, Hannemann, More

ALL THE TIES!!!