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Chicago Cubs rotation outlook for 2015

What is the Cubs rotation going to look like next year? Since Theo Epstein and his crew took over four years ago, the Cubs rotation has been a rotating door of players and next season might be the first year that players leave midseason. Jake Arrieta and Kyle Hendricks have cemented their spots, but the rest is up for grabs  and there are a variety of options for the Cubs to choose from. The number one name ...

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Chicago Cubs: The future of Welington Castillo

With much of the of the Cubs lineup starting to fill out for the next few years, one of the few spots that is uncertain is catcher. Welington Castillo is the obvious choice and front runner for next season, but is he a guarantee? Now, some fans might be wondering why get rid of Welington Castillo? Well, a couple of reasons, leadership, hitting performance, and Kyle Schwarber. Castillo, like Starlin Castro, ...

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Chicago Cubs leave Kane County; Sign deal with South Bend

The Chicago Cubs relationship with the Kane County Cougars is over. After two years, the Cubs have decided to part ways with Kane County and head to South Bend. The Daily Herald's Bruce Miles reported earlier today that the organization will make South Bend their Midwest League affiliate. The Cubs deal with Kane County expired and the Cubs were worried about facility upgrades, ultimely leading up to the swi ...

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Cubs name Kris Bryant Minor League Player of the Year

Kris Bryant just keeps racking up accolades. The latest one? Being named the Chicago Cubs Minor League Player of the Year by the organization, but it shouldn't come as a surprise to anyone. Bryant has dominated both Double-A and Triple-A this season hitting .325 with 43 home runs and 110 RBI's, as he split time in Tennessee and Iowa.  The Cubs first round pick in 2013 was also named the Minor League Player ...

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Chicago Cubs to open up 2015 season vs. St. Louis Cardinals

Chicago Cubs fans will their first chance to see the 2015 team in action at home on April 6, as the team will host the St.Louis Cardinals on Opening Day, according to a release by the team. This will be the first time in a few years the Cubs will open up the season at home. With the future already invading Wrigley Field, 2015 should be a fun year for the Cubs. What better way to open up the season against a ...

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Kris Bryant named Minor League Player of the Year

Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant just keeps adding accomplishments to his impressive 2014 season. Today the USA Today named Bryant their Minor League Player of the Year. The award is voted on by sports writers and editors as well as readers of the USA Today. Bryant, 22,  spent most of his season in Double-A Tennessee smashing the ball before being called up to Triple-A Iowa in June. Bryant led the Minor Le ...

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Chicago Cubs call up Jorge Soler

Another prospect will be joining the Chicago Cubs. The team has called up prospect Jorge Soler, who will make his major league debut Wednesday night in Cincinnati according to reports. The outfielder was pulled from his Triple-A game earlier Monday night with speculation of a move. Now it's official and another part of the future is joining the team. Soler has played in rookie league, Double-A and Triple-A ...

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Next to join the Cubs: Outfielder Matt Szczur

The Chicago Cubs are expected to call up outfielder Matt Szczur after the game, according to reports. Before today's game, the Cubs optioned outfielder Junior Lake to Triple-A Iowa and called up starting pitcher Dan Straily. Straily was called up for a spot start to give the other starters an extra day of rest. After the game, the Cubs will option Straily back to Triple-A Iowa and are expected to call up Sz ...

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Brett Jackson’s tenure with the Chicago Cubs has come to an end

The Chicago Cubs announced last night that former first round draft pick outfielder Brett Jackson was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for relief pitcher Blake Cooper. Jackson was once the Cubs top prospect after being drafted in the first round, 31st overall in the 2008 draft. Jackson was a Jim Hendry draft pick. The Cubs cleared a spot on the 40-man roster by trading Jackson as Cooper was not needed to ...

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Potential free-agent pitchers Cubs can court in 2015

Fans at Wrigley Field are getting a little taste of the future here lately with the call-ups of Arismendy Alcantara, Kyle Hendricks and the latest being Javier Baez. The Chicago Cubs still have plenty of talent awaiting in the minor league organizations, with Kris Bryant being the one Cubs fans want to see now. Other top prospect's on their way up are Addison Russell, Albert Almora, Jorge Soler and Kyle Sch ...

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