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Chicago Cubs Pitching Prospects #1-5: Preseason 2016

It is finally time for the Top 5. The depth within the pitching staff in the minor leagues heading into 2016 is unbelievable and I would not be shocked to see the entire list flipped around by the time the midseason list comes out. 826 more words

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Iowa Cubs Preview for 2016: New Roster, New Goals, New Purpose

Out of all the affiliates, this was the hardest team profile to do. Most of that comes from the fact the Cubs cleaned Iowa’s house after last season and that they signed about 15 arms to compete for starting pitching and bullpen spots. 922 more words

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Cubs Get Busy Adding 7 to the 40 Man Roster

After almost a month of nothing, the Cubs, in a flurry of activity, added seven players in 36 hours. Two were free agent pickups, one was added in a trade, and four prospects were added to the 40 man roster to keep the Cubs from losing them in the Rule 5 draft in December. 472 more words

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Ten Things I Think - September Edition

This has been an exciting week as the Cubs took 3 out of 4 in Pittsburgh and the first game at home against the division leading Cardinals. 1,140 more words

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Cubs in the Arizona Fall League: A Closer Look

Today’s a pretty exciting day as the Cubs look to increase their seven and half game lead in the wildcard. Meanwhile, here at home, I’m putting the finishing touches on tomorrow’s end of the year all-star team. 1,018 more words

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Birmingham (24-11, 57-47) @ Tennessee (16-19, 55-49) - Game #2 Preview

Game #1 Recap

An early deficit was too much to overcome for Birmingham on Sunday, as the Barons lost their series opener to Tennessee, 5-2, at Smokies Park. 339 more words

Trade Bait Part 3: The Rule 5 Effect

With 11 days left in the trading deadline, the Cubs had yet to make a serious move until last night when it called up reliever Rafael Soriano from Iowa and designated pitcher Edwin Jackson for assignment. 1,459 more words

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