Tag: Gleyber Torres

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 Prospects Continue Prominence

Cubs Prospects Continue Prominence
The Chicago Cubs fanbase was treated to a new wave of young talent starting in 2014 and carrying over into the 2015 season. Javier Baez and Jorge Soler supplied the first taste of what was about to be. Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, and Addison Russell brought home what the farm system had been building up... Read more »

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 1-4

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 1-4
We’ve reached Tier 1, a collection of the Chicago Cubs 2016 top prospects. For the most part this group includes advanced hitters who have performed well in minor league action. We hope you all enjoyed our coverage of the Cubs system, as it was as much fun making the list as it was for you... 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 »

A Season in Review: South Bend Cubs

A Season in Review: South Bend Cubs
The South Bend Cubs experienced a lot of transitioning on their roster this year and their record showed that, but their clubhouse was always welcoming and a number of prospects took important steps forward. First off, I want to say how great of a place Four Winds Field is for watching a game. It’s great... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Mid-Season Top 20 Prospect List 2015

Chicago Cubs Mid-Season Top 20 Prospect List 2015
We are back with another group effort from the Cubs Prospect Watch team. It has been an eventful season thus far with the call ups of Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, and Kyle Schwarber. You will notice that despite the recent graduations of Kris Bryant and Addison Russell that the Chicago Cubs still have a very... Read more »
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South Bend Cubs vs. Lansing Lugnuts 6/30

South Bend Cubs vs. Lansing Lugnuts 6/30
With a free afternoon on tap, my friend and I ventured down to South Bend. For those living in Chicago, it’s an easy two hour drive and as long as the traffic isn’t bad it flies by. Definitely worth a weekend visit if you have the time. Also, Four Winds Field is an incredible minor... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/19

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/19
April showers bring May flowers. That’s cute and all, but I’d rather have baseball than flowers. Anyone else feel the same way? You can probably guess what this meant for the minor league affiliates on Sunday, limited baseball. Once again, Myrtle Beach and Tennessee were rained out… so much for leaving the Florida State League.... Read more »

Cubs International Free Agency Success

Cubs International Free Agency Success
Just this past week, we as Cub fans were discussing which of our players we wanted to trade away, but more importantly we wanted to know who the Cubs were receiving in return. Thursday came and went and so did Emilio Bonifacio and James Russell, but we as Cub fans weren’t phased because we are... Read more »
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