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Last Raps

Last Raps
Good morning! A little more than twelve years ago, the internet was a different place. Things were a bit more freeform, and the motivations more straightforward. That was especially true in the burgeoning market of Cubs related websites. You could tell the difference between whether a site was going to be “primal scream” for the... Read more »

The John Arguello Awards: Minor League Player of the Year

The John Arguello Awards: Minor League Player of the Year
Good morning! Today is the last in a series of three articles recognizing outstanding performances in the Cubs’ minor league system. On Monday, Cubs Den named their Short Season Pitcher and Player of the Year. Thursday saw Cubs Den name their Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Now, we turn our attention to the Player... Read more »

The John Arguello Awards: Minor League Pitcher of the Year

The John Arguello Awards: Minor League Pitcher of the Year
Good morning! Today is the second of a series of three articles recognizing outstanding performances in the Cubs’ minor league system. On Monday, Cubs Den named their Short Season Pitcher and Player of the Year. Now, we turn our attention to pitching. Minor League Pitcher of the Year: DJ Herz, LHP Prior to the 2021... Read more »
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Where Will All the Cubs Shortstop Prospects Go?

Where Will All the Cubs Shortstop Prospects Go?
Andy Weber by Rikk Carlson Author’s note: Please enjoy this link to an article posted on Prospects1500 regarding multitude of Cubs middle infield prospects. It is a fun look at the possibility on how these players can be utilized, should they all remain with the franchise and develop. Anyone who has followed the Chicago Cubs,... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 16

Winter Leagues Week 16
Good morning! With the chill of new-fallen snow, what a better way to warm up than with reports of our summer passion, baseball, from the sunny Caribbean! Today, the winter leagues wrap up as Venezuela crown a new champion with Cubs’ prospects playing a pivotal role. Cubs Den also names their Cubs Player of the... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 15

Winter Leagues Week 15
Good morning!  There was plenty of action for Cubs’ prospects in the winter leagues this past week , as leagues moved to their finals in both Puerto Rico and Venezuela. More more information, take a look inside!       Roberto Clemente League Criollos de Caguas Caguas to a three games to none lead over ... Read more »
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Winter Leagues Week 14

Winter Leagues Week 14
Good morning! A very happy Martin Luther King Day to all. As the winter leagues continue through their playoffs, Cubs prospects are playing key roles. For more about their feats, take a look inside!       Venzuelan Winter League Bravos de Margarita It was a doubleheader sweep for Margarita on Sunday as they completed... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 13

Winter Leagues Week 13
Good morning! The post-holiday playoffs are in full swing for the winter leagues. In Puerto Rico, one team closed out their series while the others had theirs postponed. While in Venezuela, the leader board seems to change on a daily basis as they near the end of the regular season. For more, take a look... Read more »

Winter Leagues Week 12

Winter Leagues Week 12
Good morning! Hope everyone had a good New Year, and are looking forward to year full of baseball. The time between the holidays is always a slow one for the winter leagues, but there was still plenty of Cubs prospect action. For more, take a look inside!       Venezuelan Winter League Bravos de... Read more »
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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 »