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Winter Leagues Report: Week 5

Winter Leagues Report: Week 5
Week 5 in the winter leagues was a little quiet, as the Cubs did not make any further moves or add any more players to the winter league rosters. But Manuel Rodriguez continues to impress in Mexico while Gioskar Amaya continues his comeback in Venezuela. Mexican Pacific League Caneros de los Mochis It seems that... Read more »

Winter Leagues Report: Week 4

Winter Leagues Report: Week 4
Good morning, and welcome to Week 4! In today’s addition we learn that the Cubs’ organization has some additions to the winter leagues. Iowa Cubs pitcher has Williams Perez has joined Cardenales de Lara, while Tennessee Smokies Gioskar Amaya and Yasiel Balaguert are with Navagantes de Magallanes and Tiburones de La Guaira in the Venezuelan... Read more »

Winter Leagues Report: Week 3

Winter Leagues Report: Week 3
The big story once again this past week in the winter leagues were the Tigres de Aragua, which improved their record to 12-4 and a three game lead in the Venezuelan Winter League. Double-A Tennessee Shortstop Carlos Penalver has played a pivotal role in the Tiger’s succcess this season.   Dominican Winter League  Aguilas Cibaenas... Read more »
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Winter Leagues Report: Week 2

Winter Leagues Report: Week 2
Welcome to Week 2 of the winter leagues of the Caribbean!  In today’s addition, Myrtle Beach manager Buddy Bailey has steered his Aragua Tigers to first place in the Venezuelan Winter League with the help of Cubs prospect Carlos Penalver. For all the news on Cubs prospects this winter, make Cubs Den your destination. Dominican... Read more »

Winter Leagues Report: Week 1

Winter Leagues Report: Week 1
Good morning! While the parent club continues it’s quest to repeat as World Series Champions, their minor league players are hard at work in the sunny Caribbean. Today begins Cubs Den’s exclusive coverage of the Cubs minor league prospects as they progress though the winter leagues. Follow the weekly highlights of action in Australia, the... Read more »

Impressions from the First Half Of the Minor League Season

Impressions from the First Half Of the Minor League Season
Last week, the Cubs Den minor league reports gave you their take on the Mid-Season  All-Prospect team for the Cubs’ system. Today’s, I give five things I have taken away from the first half of the minor league season. Don’t look back Albert Almora, Charcer Burks is gaining on you! This is not meant to... Read more »
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The Show So Far: Triple-A Iowa and Double-A Tennessee

The Show So Far: Triple-A Iowa and Double-A Tennessee
Good Morning, and welcome to the show so far! Today, we look at two of the four full-season minor league squads as they complete their sixth week of play. The end of May is one of the major landmarks in the minor league season, as organizations ready themselves for the upcoming MLB Draft and the... Read more »

Minor League Preview – Double-A Tennessee

Minor League Preview – Double-A Tennessee
Good morning to everyone! Today is the next installment previewing the 2016 minor league season.  Please note that the previews are based on current roster assignments and anticipated spring training success. All assignments, both as to position and level, are subject to change pending the completion of spring training. Double-A – Tennessee Smokies Last season... Read more »