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The Weekly - Magic Numbers, MiLB News, and Fall Instructs Begin

By Todd Johnson

The Cubs magic number is now at four. With a 4.5 game lead with eight to play, the odds are ever in the Cubs favor. 811 more words

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Iowa Cubs Season in Review

You hear it said about Minor League Baseball all the time. The minors are a place to develop players into Major League products. While this season wasn’t as much of a success as you would like to see from a team standpoint with a record of 67-72 and a fourth place finish in the PCL American North Division, the team still showed success in other aspects of the game. 1,108 more words


Cubs Activate Jason Heyward, Option Tommy La Stella To Triple-A

(CBS) The Cubs on Sunday officially activated outfielder Jason Heyward from the disabled list and optioned infielder Tommy La Stella down to Triple-A Iowa in a corresponding move. 148 more words


Levine: Pierce Johnson Embraces Transition To Bullpen, Anxiously Awaits Cubs Debut

By Bruce Levine–

CHICAGO (CBS) — A lifelong dream will soon come true for Cubs right-hander Pierce Johnson.

Selected as a sandwich pick late in the first round of the 2012 amateur draft, Johnson joined Chicago’s bullpen before Wednesday evening’s win and is readying for his big league debut. 294 more words


Cubs Call Up Pitcher Pierce Johnson; Jeimer Candelario Optioned

(CBS) The Cubs have called up right-hander Pierce Johnson, who will be available to make his major league debut in Wednesday’s game against the Reds. 85 more words