Category: ‘Outfielders’

CUBS NEWS: 2015 First Rounder Promoted to A-ball
July 25th, 2015 at 3:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ian Happ joined the Chicago Cubs organization less than two months ago and he has already earned his first promotion. After spending the first 29 games of his career with the Eugene Emeralds (A-) Happ's performance has earned him a spot with the South Bend Cubs, in the eyes...

Chicago Cubs’ Future Lies in the Outfield
June 22nd, 2015 at 4:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs had the best minor league system heading into the 2015 season due, in large part, to their abundance of quality infielders but now that Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and the rest of the crop have had their first taste of the big leagues the strength of the...

Cubs News: Injury Bug Bites Again
June 4th, 2015 at 12:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** CUBS NEWS: Wednesday was a tough day for the Chicago Cubs. In addition to the beating the received from the Miami Marlins, a combination of Jon Lester's worst start of 2015 and a too-little-too-late effort from the offense, the team learned that RF Jorge Soler will be heading...

Cubs Hope Szczur’s Talent Transfers to MLB This Time Around
June 2nd, 2015 at 8:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs’ outfielder, Matt Szczur has had a very up and down 2015 season, literally. After tearing up the Cactus League during Spring Training and making the Cubs’ Opening Day roster, Szczur has been sent to Iowa and recalled to Chicago more than anyone in the organization. The...

Down on the Farm: Strong up the Middle
May 9th, 2015 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs’ minor league system was named baseball’s best in the month of April thanks to the fantastic starts by quite a few of their top prospects. In addition to the Tennessee Bash Brothers, the Cubs’ have gotten great production out of a trio of younger players; Albert...