Posts in category "AAA Iowa"

Tennessee Smokies (AA), Iowa Cubs (AAA) rosters and thoughts on Ryan Sweeney

Tennessee Smokies (AA), Iowa Cubs (AAA) rosters and thoughts on Ryan Sweeney
Here’s a final look at the Cubs Minor League roster.  If you cross-reference these rosters with our prospect lists and previews, you will find quite a few players missing.  Some, like Albert Almora and Junior Lake, are injured.  Jose Paniagua is having all sorts of visa issues, likely stemming from his past fraud issues.  And... Read more »

Cubs Minors Preview Series: AAA Iowa pitchers

Cubs Minors Preview Series: AAA Iowa pitchers
The final installment (until short season ball) of the Cubs minor league preview series will focus on some of the pitchers at Iowa.  There’s some depth here and a top end talent in Arodys Vizcaino. A reminder that these are not exhaustive lists and that projecting levels can be very speculative. Moreover, players will certainly... Read more »

Cubs Minor League Preview: AAA Iowa position players

Cubs Minor League Preview:  AAA Iowa position players
We’ve come to the last stop before Chicago — the AAA Iowa Cubs. Most AAA teams are a mix of prospects and minor league veterans and this team is no different. This mix is especially important to the Cubs who like their prospects to spend a full year in AAA. If a player gets called... Read more »
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