Free Weekend

As is customary every Fourth of July, is providing all readers with their annual free holiday weekend.                                                            

No credit card registration or otherwise is necessary during this period. The promotion will last through Tuesday, July 4 and is available to any and all.

Rather than syndicate the generic story announcing the promotion, we wanted to personally take a few moments to tell you about some of our content and who we are. annually talks to multitudes of Cubs minor leaguers, coaches, and front office members throughout the year. We are a credentialed news outlet and have been live from the pressbox and in the clubhouse to insure the most accurate reporting and up-to-date comments and stories from players and coaches.

Our work is recognized each week on the Boise Hawks' pre-game radio broadcast by play-by-play announcer Paul Chiafor on the "Hawk and Roll" show. Our reporting has been referenced in the Chicago Sun-Times and we have been guests on radio stations such as ESPN Radio WEAE 1250 AM in Pittsburgh.

This year alone, we have talked to various top Cub figures such as Matt Murton, Bob Brenly, Sean Marshall, Rich Hill, Felix Pie and others; plus team officials such as Director of Player Development Oneri Fleita, Scouting Director Tim Wilken, Assistant to the General Manager Randy Bush and Minor League Field Coordinator Dave Bialas.

Here are some of the premium features you'll find free on this holiday weekend:

  • Exclusive Q&A's with Cub prospects, coaches and front office members made easily accessible through our Media Center.

  • Audio interviews streamed in clear WMA format.

  • Coverage of annual events such as the Double-A Southern League All-Star Game, Arizona Fall League, Instructional League and AFLAC All-American High School Baseball Classic.

  • Draft coverage featuring interviews and comments from selected players, their coaches, and pre-draft scouting reports from MLB experts.

  • Weekly Prospect "Power Rankings" highlighting the most up-to-date top performances in the farm system.

  • Updated player pages featuring bios, photos, and more.

  • One-year, 56-issue subscription to Sports Illustrated with our annual network-wide Total Access Pass, including a $15 gift certificate to

    We hope you enjoy the promotion and have a safe Fourth of July!

    "Inside The Ivy is a great website that really does a lot for us as players. We're reading this stuff, too. We're on here a lot and so are our families. Remember, they never get the local newspapers back where they live, so it's great." –Cubs pitching prospect Randy Wells.

    "A terrific place that gives players like myself and others a chance to come and talk about our progress and careers." –Cubs catching prospect Jake Fox.

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