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Baseball America has a bit more information on the two newest members of the Chicago Cubs’ farm system (pending visa issues), Ruby Silva and Yaniel Cabeza. Silva, a 21-year-old lefthanded[Read More…]
New Chicago Cubs’ owner Tom Ricketts appears to be making good on his promise to spend, in other areas, what he doesn’t spend on the Major League roster. To wit,[Read More…]
When Ryne Sandberg was passed over for the Chicago Cubs’ open managerial job in favor of the more tenured – but less famous and less adored by Cubs fans –[Read More…]
When the Chicago Cubs traded, among others, top pitching prospect Chris Archer to the Tampa Bay Rays in the Matt Garza deal, a number of dedicated prospect fans were disappointed.[Read More…]
Another day, another rankings accolade for the Chicago Cubs’ top prospect, outfielder Brett Jackson. He’s been ranked among the top 50 prospects in baseball. Jackson’s ability was recognized on MLB.com’s[Read More…]
At the time of the 2010 Chicago Cubs Spring Training, there were no fewer than four guys competing for two back-end rotation spots: Tom Gorzelanny, Carlos Silva, Sean Marshall and[Read More…]
Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez is coming off his worst season with the team. New Cubs first baseman Carlos Pena is coming off his worst season in recent memory.[Read More…]
Closer Carlos Marmol is the last remaining arbitration-eligible player on the roster, and the Cubs aren’t looking to take chances – they want to lock the pitcher up for not[Read More…]
It’s no surprise that, now that Chris Archer’s mailing address reads “some Tampa Bay minor league team,” Brett Jackson is roundly considered the Chicago Cubs’ top prospect. And, given his[Read More…]
You take the good with the bad, I suppose, and yesterday, the Chicago Cubs family got a bit of each. On the sad end, Alfonso Soriano’s mother passed away suddenly[Read More…]
In 2000, the Chicago cubs drafted high upside youngster Luis Montanez third overall. That was the pinnacle of Montanez’s career. He bounced around the minors for a number of years[Read More…]
The Chicago Cubs’ thinning prospect corps just received a shot in the arm when Villanova wide receiver Matt Szczur, drafted by the Cubs in the 5th round last year, but[Read More…]
One of the most attractive things about Lou Piniella when he was signed was his reputation as being a guy who wasn’t going to put up with any of the[Read More…]
Is Carlos Silva impressively confident, or embarrassingly delusional? I’m not quite sure. But I am sure that the Chicago Cubs’ rotation prospects are looking both bright and crowded these days.[Read More…]
As mentioned yesterday, the Chicago Cubs face a starting pitcher crunch. With no fewer than five guys for two back-end rotation spots, something’s got to give. And at a Cubs[Read More…]
If you wanted to buy a bundle of tickets to Chicago Cubs games this year, but don’t have season tickets, and don’t want to go a la carte, you can[Read More…]
In addition to offering a top ten list of Chicago Cubs prospects, Baseball America also offers a comprehensive evaluation of the system, which I would encourage you to read. Among[Read More…]
Well, this is a turn of events. Gordon Wittenmyer is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are “close” to trading for Matt Garza, as of late last night. He offers no word[Read More…]
The tops of these Cubs prospect lists are beginning to look very much the same, but it nevertheless remains interesting to see what outsiders think of the Cubs’ farm system.[Read More…]
A couple months ago, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts laid out a plan that would help fund planned renovations to Wrigley Field using a portion of the amusement tax collected[Read More…]
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