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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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Birmingham (8-3, 41-39) vs. Tennessee (6-5, 45-35) - Game #5 Preview

Last Night’s Recap

Birmingham saw it’s season-high five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday night, as the Tennessee Smokies defeated the Barons, 3-1, at Regions Field. 190 more words

Birmingham (8-2, 41-38) vs. Tennessee (5-5, 44-35) - Game #4 Preview

Last Night’s Recap

The Barons extended their winning streak to five games on Monday night, clinching a series win against the Tennessee Smokies with a 4-3 victory at Regions Field. 302 more words

#Cubs Minor Matters: Rademacher 3-for-5, 3 RBIs

Friday’s games

* The Iowa Cubs totaled five hits, including doubles by Addison Russell and Chris Valaika, in an 8-1 loss to Memphis. Kris Bryant went 0-for-4. 227 more words

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Cubscast Mesa: The Lighter Side, The best clubhouse prank I've ever seen

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One of the best things about hanging around the Cubs is you get to know the players off the field. 166 more words

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Cubscast Mesa: The next wave of Cubs talent

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The Cubs enviable stockpile of young talent is no secret around the game. People started rumbling about the organization’s burgeoning system a few years ago. 162 more words

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Cubs Reduce Spring Training Roster To 53 Players

(CBS) The Cubs reduced their roster to 53 players Monday, with the most notable player to be sent down to minor league camp being right-hander Pierce Johnson, who’s considered one of the 10 prospects in their system. 55 more words

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