Category: Pitching

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 14

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 14
Good morning! It was a limited week for the Cubs in the off-season leagues, as many teams were eliminated in post-season play. To find out who remains playing and how they fared, take a look at today’s report. Dominican Winter League Leones del Escogido The pace in round-robin play continues to be blistering as Escogido... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 13

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 13
Good morning! The first week of the new year saw Cubs popping up everywhere in the off-season leagues. To see where the new faces showed up and how they fared, take a look inside today’s report. Dominican Winter League Leones del Escogido Escogido took some steps to separate from the field in round-robin play as... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 12

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 12
Good morning, and a Happy New Year to everyone at Cubs Den! As the regular season moves into the final weekend for Cubs in the off-season leagues, there have been some surprising appearances and re-appearances. For more information, take a look inside today’s report. Dominican Winter League Leones del Escogido Escogido improved their record to... Read more »
Advertisement:

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 11

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 11
Good morning! As the regular season wound down for the Cubs in the off-season leagues, a couple of major league veterans made their mark. For more details, take a look at today’s report. Dominican Winter League Leones del Escogido A steady offensive output on Monday allowed Escogido to double-up Cibao for a 6-3 victory to... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 10

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 10
Good Morning! This week for Cubs in the off-season leagues has seen new additions, as the Cubs added Luis Lugo in the winter meetings while Victor Caratini joined the Roberto Clemente League. For more, take a look inside today’s report. Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas Cibaenas was not able to take advantage of the rest they... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 9

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 9
Good morning! As the calendar turns to December, some of the half-season contracts for Cubs in the off-season leagues begin to expire, while others are heading home for the holidays. However, the games do go on and players like Ryan Court are looking for a chance to hook-up with an MLB team, quite possibly a... Read more »
Advertisement:

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 8

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 8
Good morning! The Cubs are seeing a rising force in the off-season leagues, as Kwang-Min Kwon is emerging as a player in far off Australia. For more about Kwon and the rest of the Cubs, take a look inside today’s report. Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas Despite pounding out 9 hits on Monday, Cibaenas could... Read more »

Cubs need to begin trusting young pitchers in 2019

Cubs need to begin trusting young pitchers in 2019
For all the talk of fixing the offense this offseason, there is hidden danger lurking within the other half of the roster that has not received enough attention. Jon Lester, Cole Hamels, Brandon Morrow, Steve Cishek, Pedro Strop, Brandon Kintzler, Brian Duensing. What do these seven pitchers have in common? They will all turn 34 or older during the 2019 season. Even if the... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 7

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues - Week 7
Good morning! Week 7 saw some unlikely stars for the Cubs in the off-season leagues, as Vimael Machin and Kwang-Min Kwon were practically unstoppable at the plate. For more information, take a look inside today’s report. Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas In a close game on Tuesday, pitching mattered as Cibaenas dropped a 3-2 decision... Read more »
Advertisement:

Cubs lose pitching coach and make a flurry of moves as Rule 5 deadline passes

Cubs lose pitching coach and make a flurry of moves as Rule 5 deadline passes
It was a busy day throughout the Majors as tonight was the deadline to protect players eligible for the Rule 5 draft by adding them to the 40-man roster. Several rebuilding clubs needed to make room for large groups of prospects. But before we get into the details, the Cubs learned they will need to... Read more »