Tag: Addison Russell

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 »

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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There's a Party Going on in Chicago and Addison Russell is Going to Join it

There's a Party Going on in Chicago and Addison Russell is Going to Join it
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Chicago Cubs have called up top prospect Addison Russell. In the offseason we ranked Russell our number two prospect right behind Kris Bryant. His likely home in the field will be second base for right now. cubs now calling up addison russell to the majors. http://t.co/HJ0kD3hzIZ —... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/19

Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap, 4/19
April showers bring May flowers. That’s cute and all, but I’d rather have baseball than flowers. Anyone else feel the same way? You can probably guess what this meant for the minor league affiliates on Sunday, limited baseball. Once again, Myrtle Beach and Tennessee were rained out… so much for leaving the Florida State League.... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »