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MiLB NEWS: Richard Accepts Assignment to Iowa, Dominates
July 30th, 2015 at 12:14 AM
***PHOTO1*** You may remember Clayton Richard's impressive start for the Chicago Cubs on July fourth; it was his first big league outing in almost two years and it looked like the Cubs had finally found a viable fifth starter. Now, almost a month later, Richard has been knocked around to the...

CUBS NEWS: Cubs Lose Depth in Roach’s Departure
July 17th, 2015 at 3:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** CUBS NEWS: The Chicago Cubs' lost a little bit of depth in their pool of starting pitchers this week as RHP Donn Roach has been claimed off waivers by the Cincinnati Reds; He will report to their AAA affiliate. Roach made just one start in the big leagues this year...

Cubs News: Beeler to Start Game 2 Against Cards
July 7th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Last summer, former 41st round draft pick, Dallas Beeler made waves in windy city after throwing two impressive games for the Chicago Cubs. Beeler lost both decisions but posted a 3.27 ERA exceeded all expectations placed upon him. Many thought that we would see Beeler back in Chicago...

Sunday Spotlight: How Much More Slack Does Kyle Hendricks Have?
May 10th, 2015 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Kyle Hendricks broke out in a big way during his 2014 rookie campaign and really made a name for himself in the city of Chicago. Who would have ever thought that a kid who went to Dartmouth could throw a baseball like that? In 13 starts, Hendricks went...

Travis Wood is not a Lock to Be Cubs’ 5th Starter
February 6th, 2015 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Just a few short years ago it looked like Travis Wood could be a real solid number two starter for the Chicago Cubs as they prepared to turn the corner, but that is no longer the case. Many are starting to come to the realization that maybe his 2013...

Cubs Have MLB Arms in AAA
February 3rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** The Chicago Cubs have a plethora of pitchers who could all be on their major league staff in 2015 but their biggest dilemma, at this point, is that none of them have shown anything that distinguishes them from the rest group. Additionally, time is starting to run low for...

Bold Predictions: Cubs We Will Never See Again
December 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Making it in baseball is harder than making it in any other professional sport. Baseball’s extensive minor league system allows teams to shuffle young player in and out at will, almost; there is always someone waiting in the wings. The Chicago Cubs used 48 hitters and 27 pitchers in 2014,...

Sunday Spotlight: Cubs’ Minor League Pitchers
November 30th, 2014 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** We discussed yesterday how the Chicago Cubs have the top-ranked minor league system in the National League Central and one of the best in all of baseball, but the group is often criticized for being comprised almost exclusively of hitters. Aside from CJ Edwards, many evaluators believe that the Cubs’...

Cubs Send #2 Prospect Russell Home
October 24th, 2014 at 3:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** According to Patrick Mooney of CSN Chicago, the Chicago Cubs have decided to cut number two prospect Addison Russell’s fall short and send him home. Russell had been participating in the Arizona Fall League in a effort to gain valuable experience against some of baseball’s best young talent, as well...

Chicago Cubs’ 2014 Rookie Wrap Up
September 29th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** 2014 was the “year of the rookie” for the Chicago Cubs with 10 players making their major league debuts this summer. The majority of whom figure to play a role in the team’s future plans. Player Games .ave .obp HR RBI Arismendy Alcantara 70 .205 .254 10 29 Javier Baez 52 .169 .227 9 20 Rafael Lopez 7 .182 .286 0 1 Jorge Soler 24 .292 .330 5 20 Matt Szczur 33 .226 .273 2 5 (Stats per Cubs.com) The Cubs’ rookie bats left something to be desired...

Chicago Cubs Fact Pack, September 25th
September 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** 1. With last night’s 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals, the Chicago Cubs finished the 2014 season with a 41-40 record at Wrigley Field. It is the first time since 2009 (46-34) that the Cubs have been better than .500 at home, per ESPN.com. 2. 2014 has been the...

September Call-Ups Set to Join Cubs
September 1st, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** September is now upon us, which means it’s time for September call-ups. The Chicago Cubs plan to bring up a total of seven players but most of them won’t join the team until tomorrow, at the earliest, as the Iowa Cubs’ end their regular-season today. They did not...

Turner to Make First Start as a Cub
August 27th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Jacob Turner will take the mound as a starter for the first time since joining the Chicago Cubs today against the Cincinnati Reds. As mentioned in an earlier article, Turner has not made an appearance as a starter in nearly a month (back when he was with the Miami Marlins)...

5 Things That We Need to See Before Sept. 28th
August 20th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
We mentioned yesterday that the Chicago Cubs are approaching the point in the year where they need to shift their focus to the 2015 season. That doesn’t mean give up on 2014, but rather, use the rest of this season to prepare the players and the organization (as a...

Putting Cubs’ Rookie Hendricks in Perspective
August 19th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Chicago Cubs rookie starter, Kyle Hendricks, continues to impress. Hendricks was dominant again yesterday, giving up one run on three hits over seven innings in the Cubs 4-1 over the New York Mets. The outing improved Hendricks to 5-1 with a 1.66 ERA in his first seven big league starts. ***PHOTO1*** We...

Down on the Farm: Sleeper Picks
August 14th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs have the best farm system in major league baseball, and for good reason. The talent that they have down there is absolutely unbelievable, between guys like Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Addison Russell, Albert Almora, CJ Edwards, Billy McKinney and Kyle Schwarber. But the system goes...

Chicago Cubs Scuffling Since Blockbuster Deal
July 26th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Chicago Cubs are a whopping 4-13 since pulling off a blockbuster deal that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for a haul of prospects.  Since the deal was made based on future returns some fans are struggling to agree with the move in...

How to Get Edwin Jackson Back on Track
July 25th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Chicago Cubs’ starter Edwin Jackson had another rough start yesterday giving up four earned runs in five innings in a 13-3 loss to the San Diego Padres.  In his two starts since the all-star break Jackson has allowed seven earned runs in 10.1 innings; something needs to change.  There have...

Chicago Cubs’ First Half Report Card
July 15th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The first half of the major league baseball season is over and it’s time to hand out mid-season grades.  The Chicago Cubs finished the first half with a 10-7 loss to the Atlanta Braves yesterday, putting them at 2-7 in their last nine and 40-54 overall.  To the surprise of...

The Impact of Trades on a Team’s Chemistry
July 9th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Trades happen all the time in baseball but their impact is deeper than just putting on a different uniform.  Trades can have a tremendous impact on a team’s chemistry and their clubhouse atmosphere.  Last week the Chicago Cubs traded away Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, two guys who were veterans...