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Winter Leagues Week 6

Winter Leagues Week 6
Good morning! The winter leagues got a boost this week as the Mexican Pacific League resumed, while the Dominican League moved into week two. There were some great performances by some former prospects in the DWL, and there was some no-hitter flirtation in the LMP. For more details, take a look inside!       Dominican... Read more »

10 Names You Need To Know – Chicago Cubs

10 Names You Need To Know – Chicago Cubs
Dear Cubs Den Readers: In our continuing efforts to provide Cubs content,  please enjoy this article recently publish at Prospects1500.  In this most unusual year for all of us, Prospects1500 is keeping the flame of minor league baseball alive by presenting a series of 10 names fans need to know about each team. Today, we look at... Read more »

Missing Persons: Why Ademan and Albertos Failed to Make the Cut

Missing Persons: Why Ademan and Albertos Failed to Make the Cut
Dear Cubs Den Readers: In the wake of recent developments, Cubs Den is doing it’s part in trying to provide their readers with continual Cubs content. To that end, please enjoy this article recently publish at Prospects1500. In 2018, most prospect lists for the Chicago Cubs had any one of shortstop Aramis Ademan, right-handed pitcher Jose Albertos, or... Read more »
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Cubs Den Top Prospect Audit: Corner Infield

Cubs Den Top Prospect Audit: Corner Infield
Top Prospects Christopher Morel doesn’t swing at everything, but aggressive is certainly an apt description of his current approach at the plate. Thankfully, the 20-year old also shows good barrel control, allowing him to square up pitches even when reaching out of the zone to get to them. He did make strides on waiting for... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 18

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 18
AUTHOR’S NOTE: For the first time in ten years of covering winter baseball, it appears a Cubs prospect will not be involved in either the playoffs or the Caribbean World Series. Further, it appears that any representation that the Cubs had in the Australian Baseball League is now over. It has been the decision of... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 17

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 17
Good morning! All the action in the off-season leagues this past week was Down-Under, as playoffs eliminated the opportunities for many Cubs prospects. For more scores and highlights, take a look inside. Australian Baseball League Canberra Cavalry After a week off due to the serious brushfires in Australia, Canberra was back in action on Wednesday... Read more »
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Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 16

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 16
Good morning! It was a somewhat abbreviated week of action in the off-season leagues due to the holiday and playoffs in the Dominican Republic, the Mexican Pacific League, Roberto Clemente League, and the Venezuelan Winter League. To see how the Cubs’ prospects are doing at the start of the new year, take a look inside! Roberto Clemente... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 15

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 15
Good morning! It was a somewhat abbreviated week of action in the off-season leagues due to the holiday and the beginning of the playoff round-robin in the Dominican Republic. To see how the Cubs’ prospects are doing as we go into the new year, take a look inside! Roberto Clemente League Cangrejeros de Santurce It... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 14

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 14
Good Morning! As we head into the holidays, pitching steps to the front of the line in the off-season leagues. Some of the Cubs’ pitching prospects put forth good efforts, while there is an emerging player coming out of Australia. For more, take a look inside, and Happy Holidays! Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas It... Read more »
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Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 13

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 13
Good Morning! This week saw a lot of comings and goings in the off-season leagues, as the Cubs bid goodbye to Carlos Sepulveda and Vimael Machin while welcoming Jerrick Suiter and Trevor Megill. Meanwhile, some other Cubs had their winter debuts this week. To see how everything now stacks up, take a look inside! Dominican Winter... Read more »