South Bend Cubs: miscellaneous bits


The SB Cubs are currently in Fort Wayne, Indiana preparing for the rubber game in their series with the Tin Caps. Ryan Williams (@rhynowilliams) gets the start. After losing game one, the baby Cubs took game two with a score Continue reading

If we are overreacting over small samples, the Cubs are on pace for 91 wins


The Chicago Cubs are now 9-7, having just defeated the Cincinnati Reds in the series opener at the Great American Ballpark.  They were also wearing some weird-looking throwback uniforms.  I mean, they look okay, but the piping and the wonky Continue reading

Ivy’s Roundup: I Hate Ties

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It’s important, even though I know we’re all human and have feels, that we realize that the season is 162 games long and the Chicago Cubs have barely played 15, which is not even 10% of the season yet.  It’s Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: series updates


The other day I promised I’d get my updates, well, up to date. So here is what’s up with the South Bend Cubs: After the Opening series at home, the Cubs went on the road and their first stop was Continue reading

Minor League Recap: One Prospect Goes; Another Makes His Return

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Like Kris Bryant only a week ago, the Cubs made the call to add Addison Russell to the major league roster.  That means the projected insane infield of Bryant, Russell, and Baez will never come to pass in Iowa.  Because Continue reading

The Cubs Are Fun Again


The 2015 Chicago Cubs are fun. I am not sure there is another way to look at them. These young Cubs are good, really good, and they are fun to watch. I have not had this much fun and enjoyment Continue reading

Three Time All Star Starlin Castro Still Lacks Respect


Ever since the Chicago Cubs traded Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics in a deal which brought back super prospect short stop Addison Russell, the “trade Starlin Castro” campaign started. I am baffled as to why so Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: awards and call ups and roster moves – oh my!


Today we are taking a break from our talk of Cubs prospects (ICYMI the South Bend Cubs currently have 3 of the top 30 prospects in the Cubs organization) and we’ll focus on other happenings regarding the baby Cubs. Catcher/first Continue reading

Dreamcast 48: Walk the Plank


As we finish up the first two weeks of the season and start week three (against the Pittsburgh Pirates, read Ivy’s roundup for a preview of the pitching matchups!), it seems like a good time to celebrate a Cubs victory Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: updates and prospects part deux

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For our last South Bend Cubs prospect update, we looked at starting pitcher Jake Stinnett. Today we’re looking at another starting pitcher, Trevor Clifton. The almost 20 year old (his birthday is May 11 in case you wondered) is considered the Chicago Continue reading