End of Spring Training Minor League Report

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With opening day just two days away for several teams in the farm system, the Chicago Cubs enter the new season with the same farm they left 2012 with, not trading for any big-time prospects or trading any others away.  Despite the lack of moves, many prospects leave spring training Continue reading End of Spring Training Minor League Report

Fall and Instructional League Report and Post-season Top Prospects: October 1-14, 2012

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The Arizona Instructional League, an informal league similar to extended spring training, has ended, and some Cubs prospects are impressing on a very talented Mesa Solar Sox team that features some of the best prospects in the game. Arizona Instructional League final statistics for top prospects will be posted next Continue reading Fall and Instructional League Report and Post-season Top Prospects: October 1-14, 2012

Minor League Report: August 13-19, 2012

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Rather than making remarks about Iowa and Mesa who started their seasons with the top prospects in the organization and now lack in that category, this edition of the Minor League Report will entail some announcements and an outline of how I project some of our top prospects to move Continue reading Minor League Report: August 13-19, 2012

Minor League Report: July 30-August 5, 2012

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A lot of shifting through the system has occurred as of late, with Javier Baez being promoted from Peoria to Daytona, and the tandem of Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters being promoted from Iowa to Chicago.

WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List

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First a quick recap of moves that went down the past two days: LHP Paul Maholm (Chicago) + OF Reed Johnson (Chicago) + Cash to Atlanta for RHP Arodys Vizcaino (Unassigned) + RHP Jaye Chapman (AAA Gwinnett) C Geovany Soto (Chicago) + Cash to Texas for RHP Jacob Brigham (AA Continue reading WSD Post-Deadline Top 13 Prospects List

Minor League Report: July 9-15, 2012

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The Albert Almora signing is official, as the Cubs struck a deal with the Boras client before the deadline.  Both Almora and Soler will report to Mesa for training, before moving on to A-Ball. Iowa Cubs – Same old story as AAA All-Star Josh Vitters continues to put up solid numbers Continue reading Minor League Report: July 9-15, 2012

Minor League Report: June 11-17, 2012

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In this edition of the WSD Chicago Cubs Minor League Report, top position player prospects will be the primary focus.