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By Will Hyland On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Why This Year’s World Baseball Classic Is Legitimate

Team Puerto Rico celebrates their 3-1 victory over the Dominican Republic Tuesday night in San Diego. As a young kid when this tournament started eleven years ago, I remember being underwhelmed by the lack of fervor More...

By Marc Keller On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

2015 MLB Draft: No. 9 – Chicago Cubs – Ian Happ

With the #9 pick in the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft, the Chicago Cubs selected Ian Happ, outfielder, from the University of Cincinnati.  A switch-hitting junior, the 20-year old Happ has an .369/.492/.672 triple-slash More...

By Daniel Levitt On Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Who’s Next For The Chicago Cubs?

It’s been a busy week for the Chicago Cubs, one in which the tectonic plates within their ballclub shifted. The highly heralded top two prospects, Kris Bryant and Addison Russell, were promoted within More...

By Matthew Roberts On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Addison Russell Now Playing Second Base in Iowa

Hot on the heels of uber-prospect Kris Bryant being called up by the Chicago Cubs comes news that fellow prospect Addison Russell has made the switch from shortshop to second base at Triple-A Iowa. Maddon on More...

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By Jen Rainwater On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Cubs’ Kris Bryant Cut From Big League Camp

Monday, after all the controversy, it became official. The Chicago Cubs sent third baseman Kris Bryant down to their minor league camp. He wasn’t the only one of their top prospects to be sent down. Shortstop More...

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By Tim Stoeckle On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Why The Chicago Cubs Will Be Relevant In 2015

Key word: relevant.  I wasn’t feeling bold enough to say “contenders,” although I really wanted to. Things are looking up on the North Side of the Windy City, and the future may be closer than More...

By Marc Keller On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Chicago Cubs Prospect Javier Baez Set To Make Major League Debut Tonight

Chicago Cubs fans get ready!  One of the main thoroughbred horses that the Cubs have in their stable of prospects is about to get his first ride around the track.  Highly-touted infield prospect Javier Baez is More...

By Marc Keller On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Should The Chicago Cubs Keep Arismendy Alcantara In The Majors?

What was thought to be brief stint in the big leagues for Chicago Cubs second base prospect Arismendy Alcantara just might turn out to be a longer stay.  Alcantara was originally called-up to the Cubs to More...

By Marc Keller On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Iowa Cubs v. Sacramento River Cats Post-Game Analysis

For my first Father’s Day, my wife surprised me with tickets to the Iowa Cubs (Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate) v. Sacramento River Cats (Oakland A’s Triple-A affiliate) game, so that we could take our newborn More...

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By Patrick Gilbride On Thursday, January 9th, 2014
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John Sickel’s Releases Cubs Top 20 Prospect List

It is a known fact that the Chicago Cubs have been one of the worst teams in the Major Leagues over the past few years. They will once again have a Top 10 pick (for the fourth straight year) in July’s MLB More...

By Patrick Gilbride On Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Chicago Cubs: A Decade Of Hits And Misses In The 1st Round

1st Round Picks Over Past 10 Years: Chicago Cubs September is just a week away and rosters will be expanding from the 25-man roster to a 40-man roster. This allows teams to get a look at some of their younger players More...

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By Patrick Allen On Saturday, August 24th, 2013

Top 5 Fantasy Baseball Prospects For Keeper Leagues

Top 5 Fantasy Prospects for Keeper Leagues                Well, it’s that time of year for fantasy owners. If you are in the race in your league this late in the season, congratulations whatever More...

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By Mike Shimazu On Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Chicago Cubs Boost The Farm In A Summer Flurry

Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick Kris Bryant gives them another elite bat on the farm. Looking for a haul of prospects, parts, and financial flexibility, the Chicago Cubs wheeled and dealed and dangled all the More...

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By Travis Richardson On Monday, July 15th, 2013
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Chicago Cubs: Mid-Season Report Card

Team: Chicago Cubs Record: 42-51 (11 gb) Biggest Surprise of First Half: The 25 year old All-Star Travis Wood. Last year Travis struggling to find his rhythm and finished with an under-par 4.27 era. This year More...

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By Clayton Richer On Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Chicago Cubs Prospect Jorge Soler Charges Dugout Armed With Bat

Ticket to Single A Game $15, Overpriced Beer and a Hot Dog $12, Watching a Baseball Player Charge a Dugout With a Bat: PRICELESS Chicago Cubs top prospect Jorge Soler took a page out of the Canadian classic hockey More...

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