South Bend Cubs: late July road trip ends


    The South Bend Cubs are coming home after a nine game road trip that saw them make visits to West Michigan, Great Lakes and Dayton. The baby Cubs are currently 18-19 in the second half of the season, Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: attendance and future developments


Last week the South Bend Cubs released updated attendance numbers that seem to verify what I’ve noticed: more & more people are visiting Four Winds Field for Cubs games and they are really enjoying themselves. As of the end of Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: a new guy and some veteran updates


UPDATE: as of Tuesday 7/21 Vimael Machin is back with the South Bend Cubs. Jason Vosler was promoted to Myrtle Beach and Machin takes his roster spot. You’ve heard of that guy in California that they call “The Machine”, right? Continue reading

Down on the Farm: Mid-season Top Ten Prospects

Mar 2, 2015; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber poses for a portrait during photo day at the training center at Sloan Park. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Because the All-Star break has just come and gone, it is en vogue to rerank the system’s top prospects.  2015 has shown that, in spite of some very high profile call-ups, the system is still very strong.  There were some Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: the journey of Cael Brockmeyer


At this rate, we should see Cael Brockmeyer with the Chicago Cubs shortly after the All Star break. Not really, but Mr. Brockmeyer has certainly had a busy couple of weeks. The catcher/first baseman started the 2015 seaon in South Continue reading

Down on the Farm: Checking in on In-Season Promotions

Photo: Andrew Green/Tennessee Smokies

As the middle of the season is upon us, and some of the all-star breaks have concluded, it is moving time for players who have performed well in the first half.  The Cubs’ system has seen a number of players Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: that (other) guy at shortstop


If you get a chance, #Cubs fans, go watch Torres play — Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) June 28, 2015 In the US, 18 year old Gleyber Torres cannot buy alcohol (21), rent a car (25) or run for President (35). Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: All Star Vacation (in Peoria)


As we discussed in an earlier blog post, five South Bend Cubs were selected for the Eastern Division team of the MWL All Star Game and I made my husband travel almost 8 hours total to attend the game with Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: All Star edition


Going into the All Star Break the South Bend Cubs would prefer a better win-loss record but they certainly can’t complain about their attendance record thus far for the 2015 season. As of Sunday June 21st, the last day of Continue reading

South Bend Cubs: busy Father’s Day weekend at Four Winds Field

Swoop, Mick Foley & Stu

On Friday, June 19th, the South Bend Cubs set a new single game franchise record for attendance with 8.004 people. The baby Cubs are averaging 4,580 per game which is a 22% increase over last season. Unfortunately they lost that Continue reading