The official start of the 2009 minor league season begins in one week and the Chicago Cubs, like most teams, are in the process of finalizing rosters for each of their four full-season affiliates. A large part of that process is deciding on who to keep and who to let go.
April 2, 2009
KODAK, Tenn. – Two of the Chicago Cubs' top prospects, outfielder Tyler Colvin and pitcher Jeff Samardzija, are expected to start the 2008 season with the Class AA Tennessee Smokies, along with a host of other talent – some new and some looking for redemption – Cubs Vice President of Player Personnel Oneri Fleita said.
January 23, 2008
Verstaile infielder Kyle Reynolds, the Cubs' sixth-round 2005 draft pick from Baylor, spent the first two weeks of the minor league season in Extended Spring Training where among other things, he focused on a relatively new infield position. (Windows Media Player recommended for listening.)
April 22, 2006