Category: prospects

Winter Leagues Week 11

Winter Leagues Week 11
Good Morning!  Wishing everyone had a good holiday and are staying safe as we enter a new year. The beginning of the holidays usually means an abbreviated schedule in the winter leagues. But Cubs prospects were still able to shine in the past week. For more details, take a look inside.       Mexican... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 10

Winter Leagues Week 10
Good morning! While there wasn’t a variety of prospect participation in the winter leagues this past week, the prospects in play saw plenty of action. Both top prospects and surprise additions shined. To find out more, take a look inside!       Roberto Clemente League Criollos de Caguas On Sunday, Caguas extended their winning streak to... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 9

Winter Leagues Week 9
Good morning! Now the entire Caribbean is begun  their winter leagues as the Roberto Clemente League in Puerto Rico opened last Tuesday. That meant more chances for former and present Cubs prospects to show their stuff. For more information on all of the action, take a look inside!       Dominican Winter League Toros... Read more »
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Winter Leagues Week 8

Winter Leagues Week 8
Good morning! This past week there was a flurry of activity in the winter leagues, as more Cubs prospects saw action. The schedule was in full swing down in Venezuela, while new players made it to the field in Mexico. For more, take a look inside!     Mexican Pacific League Tomateros de Culiacan Sunday... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 7

Winter Leagues Week 7
Good Morning! Without fanfare, Venezuela began their winter leagues this past Friday. Meanwhile, it was a tale of two pitching performances in the Mexican Pacific League, and some former prospects shined in the Dominican Republic. For more,take a look inside!       Note: With more prospects seeing action this winter, Cubs Den will focus... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 6

Winter Leagues Week 6
Good morning! The winter leagues got a boost this week as the Mexican Pacific League resumed, while the Dominican League moved into week two. There were some great performances by some former prospects in the DWL, and there was some no-hitter flirtation in the LMP. For more details, take a look inside!       Dominican... Read more »
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Winter Leagues Week 4

Winter Leagues Week 4
Good morning! There was good news and bad news this past week in the winter leagues. For both, see today’s notes. On the field, pitching once again was in the forefront. For all of the details, take a look inside.     Mexican Pacific League Cañeros de los Mochis It wasn’t a good beginning for... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 3

Winter Leagues Week 3
Good morning! While there wasn’t the outstanding performances in Week 3 of the Winter Leagues for the Cubs, there was plenty of action. Pitching once again stepped forward, as the bullpen took the spotlight. For more on the results, take a look inside!   Mexican Pacific League Cañeros de los Mochis After a day off... Read more »

Cubs Organizational Depth Chart: Lower Level Position Players

Cubs Organizational Depth Chart: Lower Level Position Players
Rather than take a stab at rosters for the Myrtle Beach, South Bend and Mesa squads at this point I will touch on the options at each position individually. It is difficult to project with much certainty when so few players at these levels have played any kind of organized ball since the spring, and... Read more »
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Cubs Organizational Depth Chart: Tennessee Smokies

Cubs Organizational Depth Chart: Tennessee Smokies
AA – Tennessee Smokies In the last installment on the Iowa roster I was forced to focus mostly on the pitching staff due to the lack of position player prospects expected to compete for jobs in AAA this year. That is not the case at the AA level. Last spring, myself and every other prospect... Read more »