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BREAKING NEWS: Cubs Sign 2nd Round Pick
June 25th, 2015 at 4:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** BREAKING NEWS: According to Carrie Muskat, the Chicago Cubs reached an agreement with Donnie Dewees, the team's second round pick from this year's amateur draft, on thursday. Dewees, who hit .422 with 18 home runs for the University of North Florida, agreed to a signing bonus of $1.7 million. In...

Update: Chicago Cubs’ 2015 Draft Results
June 10th, 2015 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** We are now in day three of the 2015 MLB amateur draft and the Chicago Cubs will be wrapping up their day shortly but here is a look at their first ten picks: Non-Pitchers: Player Round Class .ave HR RBI SB Ian Happ, OF 1 JR .369 14 44 12 Donnie Dewees, OF 2 JR .422 18 68 23 Darryl Wilson, OF 4 HS N/A N/A N/A N/A Vimael Machin, SS 10 SR .339 3 53 6 Pitchers: Pitcher Round Class W-L ERA .oba Bryan Hudson, LHP 3 HS 10-2 0.50 N/A Ryan Kellogg, LHP 5 JR 9-2 3.60 .274 Dave Berg, RHP 6 SR 7-1 (13 SV) 0.68 .205 Craig...

Down on the Farm: 2015 Draft Class
December 6th, 2014 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Cubs.com, you will find an article by Jim Callis about the top prospects in the 2015 draft class. It’s a good read if you have the time, but the issue we’re going to touch on today is college players versus high school players. The top ranked prospect in the...

Chicago Cubs Fact Pack: the Draft
November 1st, 2014 at 12:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** 1. Since 2002, the Chicago Cubs have had 19 first round draft picks, 6 of which have been in the top 10. The Cumulative MLB WAR of those 19 draft picks is 22.7. Excluding Kyle Schwarber, Kris Bryant, Albert Almora, Pierce Johnson, and Paul Blackburn (they are still developing...

Chicago Cubs Sign Five of Top Seven Draft Picks
June 20th, 2014 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have officially aced the 2014 MLB draft.  It was reported yesterday by CBS Chicago that the Chicago Cubs have signed five of their top seven draft picks from this year’s amateur draft.  The most recent signings being: signed RHP Jake Stinnett (2nd round), LHP Carson...