Tag: Dan Vogelbach

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 »

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 12-21

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 12-21
We move on to the second part of the list, Tier 3. In this group there is a mixture of young, unrefined arms with potential as well as high floor players in the upper-minors. The unique part about this system is the amount of depth the Cubs have. Unlike in past years when the Cubs... Read more »
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Trading from Depth, What the Cubs Have to Offer

Trading from Depth, What the Cubs Have to Offer
Recently the Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres concocted a deal which sent Craig Kimbrel to the east coast and four prospects, including two top 100 players, to the west. The move was criticized by the majority of media outlets, suggesting the Red Sox could have received a bigger package for the prospects they... Read more »

Observations: Tennessee Smokies vs. Mobile BayBears

Observations: Tennessee Smokies vs. Mobile BayBears
We were treated to a gorgeous drive through the Appalachians this afternoon, and I arrived at the Smokies Field just in time for batting practice. Unsurprisingly, Schwarber was hitting bombs on to the concourse in RF, with Vogelbach right behind him in the power department. I was able to interview Billy McKinney and Corey Black... Read more »