Tag: Kris Bryant

Cubs March 24th Game Notes and Why You Shouldn't Worry About the Spring Training Record

Cubs March 24th Game Notes and Why You Shouldn't Worry About the Spring Training Record
Wow, what a game. Arrieta v. Bumgarner. Over 4 hours of baseball, 30 runs, 33 hits, 4 errors, 1 blister, 1 Heyward hose-out, and 0 sign-stealing. There was a whole lot going on, but I can only write so much. Here are some of my takeaways followed by some noteworthy stat-lines. ARRIETA HAS A BLISTER!!!... Read more »

Cubs Spring Training Weekend Recap

Cubs Spring Training Weekend Recap
The Cubs went up against the Cleveland Indians and their ace Cory Kluber on Saturday. Kris Bryant put them on the board first with a RBI single in the top of the 3rd, plating Pierce Johnson. Ben Zobrist and Addison Russell would add singles of their own as the Cubs tagged Kluber for six hits... Read more »

New Contributor Introduction: Joe Morgan

New Contributor Introduction: Joe Morgan
Hello, fellow farm club devotees! My name is Joe Morgan, and I am more than honored to start contributing to Cubs Prospect Watch. I started writing my preliminary version of this little “get-to-know-you” in an attempt to convince readers of my legitimate status as “Cubs enthusiast.” The result was an overly-sentimentalized reminiscence of my first... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/15

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/15
Today was a rough day for the entire minor league system. The Iowa Cubs fell to the New Orleans Zephyrs 2-3, and the South Bend Cubs fell to the Fort Wayne TinCaps 7-10. At this rate, the Tennessee Smokies won’t ever play their home opener. They were rained out once again. In addition to the... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/13

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/13
It was a solid day for the Cubs minor league affiliates. The Iowa Cubs and Tennessee Smokies both came away victorious, while the South Bend Cubs fell to the Dayton Dragons. We did have a postponement in Myrtle Beach, which is unfortunate because Jen-Ho Tseng, our 12th ranked prospect, was set to make his season... Read more »

2015 Chicago Cubs Top 30 Prospects

2015 Chicago Cubs Top 30 Prospects
Now this is the part of the list you’ve all been waiting for, the 2015 Chicago Cubs top 30 prospects, rankings 1-15. On Monday, we kicked off the list by presenting rankings 16-30, and it was given a warm welcome by our readers. Of the two sections this most recent part was the hardest to... Read more »
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State Of The Cubs, Post-2014 Edition

State Of The Cubs, Post-2014 Edition
With another season in the books, now is a good time to take a look at the Chicago Cubs organization and discuss some thoughts and expectations about the season that was and what to expect going forward. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have now been in charge for three years, and the “implementation” phase of... Read more »

2014 Chicago Cubs Minor League All-Star Team: Teddy Eley Edition

2014 Chicago Cubs Minor League All-Star Team: Teddy Eley Edition
It is always an arduous task when picking an all-star team, and especially this year with the Cubs having an excess amount of positional prospects.  Many tough choices were made but in the end these were my picks for players who performed extremely well throughout the year. C – Rafael Lopez – A recent call-up... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Minor League Awards: Teddy Eley Edition

Chicago Cubs Minor League Awards: Teddy Eley Edition
At the end of every minor league season, there are awards given out to the players who showed the highest level of performance at their individual level.  Just recently, the Cubs officially announced that Kris Bryant won minor league hitter of the year and Jen-Ho Tseng won minor league pitcher of the year.  At Cubs... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs Minor League Awards 2014: Luke Jett Edition

Chicago Cubs Minor League Awards 2014: Luke Jett Edition
At the end of every minor league season, there are awards given out to the players who showed the highest level of performance at their individual level. The Chicago Cubs minor league system has been graded as the top farm system in all of baseball by many sites and scouts. Even graduating prospects like Arismendy... Read more »