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: 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.

Minor League Report: May 14-20, 2012

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Iowa Cubs – Brett Jackson has contact issues.  He strikes out in over a third of his at-bats, including 3 in 5 at-bats Sunday.  However, he also has a triple and a double in his last two games, and also had a game in the past week in which he Continue reading Minor League Report: May 14-20, 2012

Minor League Report: April 23-29, 2012

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And the third installment of the Minor League Report… with our top prospect struggling. Iowa Cubs – Top Prospects Going In Different Directions Offensively, Anthony Rizzo is continuing his hot streak, batting .378 with 7 homers and an OPS over 1.000.  Meanwhile, Vitters is having a sub-par season at the Continue reading Minor League Report: April 23-29, 2012