Advertisement:

Posts in category "Draft"

Cubs Q&A with Comcast Sports Net's Patrick Mooney: Resources, Trade candidates, and Draft

Cubs Q&A with Comcast Sports Net's Patrick Mooney: Resources, Trade candidates, and Draft
We get the chance to talk Cubs with Comcast Sports Net’s Patrick Mooney.  Mooney is doing some great work covering the Cubs and is a favorite of ours. Included below some of Patrick’s answers are links to his work, covering the topics even further. We talk front office resources, trade candidates, and the draft. TL:... Read more »

Draft Preview: Cubs scouting RHP Kyle Zimmer

Draft Preview: Cubs scouting RHP Kyle Zimmer
Cubs GM Jed Hoyer was in the stands on Friday to watch University of San Fransisco right hander Kyle Zimmer throw 6 innings of one run baseball with no walks and 7 strikeouts.  He threw as hard as 98 mph while also featuring a slider, a change, and an 11-5 curveball (h/t reader Kevin). The... Read more »

Cubs get comp pick as Pena signs with Rays

Cubs get comp pick as Pena signs with Rays
Carlos Pena had one season in Chicago but he quickly became popular with the fans and his teammates.  He also had a fairly productive season at the plate while saving Starlin Castro quite a few throwing errors. There is no doubt he’ll be missed.  Pena signed a one year, $7.25M deal to go back to... Read more »
Advertisement:

Cubs Early 2012 Draft Preview

Cubs Early 2012 Draft Preview
The draft is in June and the amateur baseball season hasn’t started yet, but we have a pretty good idea of the kinds of names that may be available for the Cubs with the #6 pick.  It’ll be interesting to see what direction the Cubs will go in the first round.  Sr. Scouting VP Jason... Read more »