Posts in category "Kane County Preview"

Kane County Cougars release their tentative roster: Here's who I'll be watching

Kane County Cougars release their tentative roster: Here's who I'll be watching
The Cubs two Class A affiliates, the Kane County Cougars (Class A), Daytona Cubs (high Class A), and Iowa Cubs (AAA) have announced their rosters.  The Tennessee Smokies will release theirs tomorrow.  You can click on the links for the complete rosters. Albert Almora is not yet on the official roster but he’s expected to... Read more »

Minor League Preview: Kane County may give first extended look at young, live arms

Minor League Preview: Kane County may give first extended look at young, live arms
The Cubs drafted and signed a lot of pitchers in the past year or so and we should see some at Kane County this year.  There is  one noticeable absence from this list and that is Pierce Johnson.  I think he’s advanced enough to move right on to Daytona and we’ll cover him in that... Read more »

Kane County Preview, Part 2: OF may include top prospects Almora and Soler

Kane County Preview, Part 2:  OF may include top prospects Almora and Soler
Because the first Kane County preview piece included an introduction to the minor league preview series as a whole, it ran a little long and I decided to do the outfielders separately.  Because there are potentially two top 50 MLB prospects in this OF, I’ll expand the content a bit. For future previews there will... Read more »
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Looking ahead: Class A Kane County Preview, part 1

Looking ahead: Class A Kane County Preview, part 1
The focus of late has been on the major league team (see video of Brett Jackson’s new swing here) but it’s also spring training for the minor league squads, so today I want to start the minor league previews and we’ll start with Kane County and move our way up.*  This is the team many... Read more »