Cubs Pitching Rules Fall League

Entering the week you would have almost needed a microscope to pinpoint the miniscule ERA's of the Cubs four pitching prospects in the Arizona Fall League.
October 26, 2007

Joe Simokaitis Interview

Position players without a whole lot of flash know they have to do the little things well in order to advance through the farm system and beyond.
October 6, 2007

Listach on AFL Nods

KODAK, Tenn. – The Mesa Solar Sox roster is dotted with Tennessee Smokies players as four pitchers from the team were selected by the Cubs to play in the Arizona Fall League on Monday. They will be joined by an outfielder and an infielder who both spent most of the season in Double-A ball.
August 28, 2007

Cubs Make AFL Selections

Through the years, the Arizona Fall League has been a major stepping stone in helping to speed up many prospects' growth and their ascension to the big leagues. The Cubs hope the seven prospects they have chosen to participate in this year's Fall League will use their time in Arizona to follow in the footsteps of major league players that have at one time called home to the post-season venue.
August 27, 2007

Simokaitis is a Sleeper

Joe Simokaitis grew up in Missouri, so naturally he started out as a St. Louis Cardinals fan. He has a brother that began as a batboy for the Cardinals and now works in their front office. But the Cubs' farmhand and the rest of his family have switched allegiances and now root for Chicago.
July 30, 2007

Cubs Prospect Interview: Joe Simokaitis

The first full professional season proved to be an up-and-down year for Joe Simokaitis, the 10th-round Cubs draft pick from the University of Nebraska in 2005. The shortstop started off slowly out of the gate, but toward the end of the year, he picked up more at-bats and made the most of them even while dealing with a strained hamstring.
December 9, 2006

Cubs Prospect Rankings: 40-36

Each week, we release the list of our annual post-season top prospect rankings in the Cubs' farm system counting down to No. 1.
November 28, 2006