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10 Names You Need To Know – Chicago Cubs

10 Names You Need To Know – Chicago Cubs
Dear Cubs Den Readers: In our continuing efforts to provide Cubs content,  please enjoy this article recently publish at Prospects1500.  In this most unusual year for all of us, Prospects1500 is keeping the flame of minor league baseball alive by presenting a series of 10 names fans need to know about each team. Today, we look at... Read more »

Missing Persons: Why Ademan and Albertos Failed to Make the Cut

Missing Persons: Why Ademan and Albertos Failed to Make the Cut
Dear Cubs Den Readers: In the wake of recent developments, Cubs Den is doing it’s part in trying to provide their readers with continual Cubs content. To that end, please enjoy this article recently publish at Prospects1500. In 2018, most prospect lists for the Chicago Cubs had any one of shortstop Aramis Ademan, right-handed pitcher Jose Albertos, or... Read more »

The John Arguello Awards: Minor League Pitcher of the Year

The John Arguello Awards: Minor League Pitcher of the Year
Last week, Cubs Den presented their Short Season minor league players and pitchers of the year, along with their Minor League Player of the Year. Since his passing in 2017, the site has has named these awards in honor of its founder, John Arguello. John’s passion was not just for the Cubs, but also for player... Read more »
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Midwest League All-Star Game a Chance for Cubs Prospects to Shine

Midwest League All-Star Game a Chance for Cubs Prospects to Shine
The pomp and pageantry that surrounded the Midwest League All-Star game could not have scripted the slam-bang finish, as the East defeated the West after a 3-3 tie and sudden death home-run derby. “It’s a dream come true, its something I’ve dreamed about since I was a little kid” mused South Bend pitcher Cam Sanders,... Read more »

Buddy Bailey Takes Over

Buddy Bailey Takes Over
As the press gathered on a sunny media day in South Bend, they were greeted by a new sight. Emerging from the dugout was the leathery visage of Buddy Bailey, like a well broken-in baseball mitt. As Bailey gathered his team in a semicircle behind him and had them introduce themselves to the crowd, a... Read more »

The John Arguello Awards: The Cubs Short Season Player and Pitcher of the Year

Once again, it is the time of the year in which Cubs Den names the minor league players of the year in honor of our founder, John Arguello. John always had a fondness for the youngest prospects and their potential as they began their professional baseball career. To that end, the panel of minor league... Read more »
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Aramis Ademan Attains “A’s” All Around

Aramis Ademan Attains “A’s” All Around
At only 5-foot-11 and 160-pounds, Aramis Ademan appears almost cartoonish when among his South Bend teammates. Resembling a ballboy more than a Top Twenty prospect, Ademan even appeared dwarfed by his interpreter, the similarly sized Alberto Mineo, due to his youthful mien. The fact that he was days away from his nineteenth birthday may something... Read more »

The John Arguello Awards – Short Season Player and Pitcher of the Year

The John Arguello Awards – Short Season Player and Pitcher of the Year
With the minor league season winding down, the Cubs Den staff got together in order to recognize some of the players that made an impact for the Cubs’ system this year. We could not think of a more fitting memorial than to name them after our site’s founder John Arguello. While John was a passionate... Read more »