Cubs Nov. 9 Notebook

Cubs have re-signed minor leaguers Gioskar Amaya and Nick Sarianides, Anthony Rizzo and Jason Heyward won gold gloves and Ian Happ smacked his first AFL homer.
November 9, 2016

AZL Cubs Recap

Isaac Paredes, Gustavo Polanco and Eugenio Palma all earned post-season honors while the Cubs reached the post-season.
October 1, 2016

Cubs June 23 Minors Recap

Ian Happ’s promotion to AA highlighted the minor league news on Thursday since another Eloy Jimenez homer and a South Bend is becoming a common occurrence.
June 24, 2016

Cubs June 20 Minors Recap

Eugene’s Manuel Rondon and Michael Knighton combined to blank Hillsboro, Mesa won their AZL opener, and Iowa beat Memphis.
June 21, 2016

Cubs continue to add arms

While most of the publicity has centered around the Cubs moves at the major league level, the front office has been busy adding minor league pitching depth, including arms who could assist the North Siders in 2016.
February 26, 2016

Marlins want to tender Alvarez, not Crow

Alvarez underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a tear in his right shoulder in late July. If a medical exam before the December 2nd tender deadline confirms good progress toward recovery, the team will tender him an offer.
September 13, 2015

Virtual GM - Royals/Cards

Brian Walton, publisher of's, and Ryan Schinstock, publisher of's, exchanged emails putting themselves in place of their respective team's general manager. The hope was to give an idea of what it might take to put together a deal around the trade deadline.
July 31, 2013

Youth Movement is Starting to Flower

The Royals fielded the youngest team in the majors in 2011, but the experience gained should lead to more victories in 2012, and team officials hope Kansas City will vault into playoff contention by 2013.
October 22, 2011