An Update on South Bend Cubs Pitchers

An Update on South Bend Cubs Pitchers
Over the weekend I was able to catch a three game set of South Bend Cubs games, and here are my thoughts on the pitchers I saw. A similar piece but for the hitters will go up tomorrow. Overall, I was impressed with the quality of the arms I saw, and project at least a... Read more »

Aroldis Chapman: The Blessed Curse

Aroldis Chapman: The Blessed Curse
7/27/16 — After the cloud of trade rumors finally settled early Monday morning, it became clear that the Cubs had acquired the most dynamic bullpen arm in baseball, the Yankees had netted a bevy of prospects in return, and Cubs fans remained more divided throughout the night than Republicans at their recent Cleveland convention. Amidst... Read more »

Cubs Deal Slugger for LHP Mike Montgomery

Cubs Deal Slugger for LHP Mike Montgomery
7/21/16 — Following their 6-2 victory over the Mets yesterday, the Cubs dealt slugging 1B/DH prospect Daniel Vogelbach and RHP Paul Blackburn to the Seattle Mariners in exchange for lefty-reliever Mike Montgomery and Triple-A righty Jordan Pries. The move marks the first from Theo and Co. since they re-acquired outfielder Chris Coghlan from the Oakland... Read more »
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An Interview With Sam Tidaback: A Cubs Fan Drafted By The Cubs

An Interview With Sam Tidaback: A Cubs Fan Drafted By The Cubs
In last month’s draft, the Chicago Cubs selected Sam Tidaback, a catcher out of the University of North Georgia in the 21st round. Sam is a Chicagoland native, so we thought it would be fun to reach out to him for an interview, which he gladly agreed to. We did not want to interrogate him... Read more »

Cubs Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month (June)

Cubs Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month (June)
We have already reached July and that means the All-Star break is right around the corner and the month of June saw some top Cubs prospects get the call as Willson Contreras and Jeimer Candelario made their MLB debuts. With that being said there were still plenty of guys to chose from as multiple prospects... Read more »

Who Should The Cubs Draft?

Who Should The Cubs Draft?
Thursday marks the start of the 2016 MLB Draft. However, this year is different compared to recent years. The Cubs do not have a top ten pick. The Cubs do not even have a first round pick, or a second round pick. Yes, it’s true, the Cubs first selection in the 2016 MLB Draft will... Read more »
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What will be the Cubs Draft Strategy?

What will be the Cubs Draft Strategy?
The 2016 Draft is upon us, and yet, us fans and the scouting department are at an unfamiliar place. Rather than having a top 10 pick, which the organization has had since 2011, the Cubs will be on the sidelines throughout Thursday. Due to their signings of John Lackey and Jason Heyward over the offseason,... Read more »

Cubs Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month (May)

Cubs Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month (May)
We’ve already made it into June and it’s time to look back and see which guys put their stamp on the month of May. There was yet again a number of guys to choose from as Cubs prospects continue to make a name for themselves in the minor league system. Here are our picks for... Read more »

Cubs Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month (April)

Cubs Minor League Hitter and Pitcher of the Month (April)
It’s already a month into the season, and quite a few players had a very good April. These weren’t easy choices to make because there were many hitters and pitchers worthy being named hitter and pitcher of the month. We’ll have a follow up article that highlights the performances of the players that didn’t get... Read more »
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What Cubs Prospects Need to Work on this Season to be Successful

What Cubs Prospects Need to Work on this Season to be Successful
Earlier this week we posted an article that took a look at which Cubs prospects are ready to rise and which are ready to just wake up. It was a group exercise that let everyone express their own opinions. Now, we’re back with a similar exercise, but this time we took a look at what... Read more »