Tag: Kyle Schwarber

2017 Cubs Convention: Down on the Farm

2017 Cubs Convention: Down on the Farm
Yesterday, at the last day of the Cubs Convention, I had the pleasure of watching the panel “Down on the Farm.” The panel included Senior Vice President of Player Development and Amateur Scouting Jason Mcleod, Director of Player Development Jaron Madison, as well as Director of Amateur scouting Toney Dorsey. What follows are bullet points... Read more »

Cubs March 17th Game Notes

Cubs March 17th Game Notes
With many of the Cubs’ Spring Training games on TV broadcast from here on out, we’re going to try to give you our daily observations and points of interest following each game, so stay posted for some daily nuggets. Schwarber Going into yesterday’s ballgame, I was excited to be able to watch Schwarber work behind... Read more »

The Chicago Cubs Catching Conundrum

The Chicago Cubs Catching Conundrum
So here we are, February 2016. Debate season is fully upon us, my friends. Names are being dragged through the mud, philosophies are being called into question, statistics are getting tossed around like hot potatoes, and I can’t help but jump in on the action. So who ya got? Montero? Ross? Schwarber? Contreras? The Chicago... Read more »
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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 »

Cubs to Promote Kyle Schwarber to the Majors

Cubs to Promote Kyle Schwarber to the Majors
According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago the Chicago Cubs are set to promote top prospect, Kyle Schwarber to the majors. On the season he has slashed .318/.439/.578 with 13 home runs and a BB:K of 42:48. Prior to the start of the season, Schwarber ranked fourth overall on our Top 30 Prospect List. Despite... 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 »
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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 »