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
If you had predicted at the time they were drafted that the Cubs' three highest selected players from the 2003, 2004 and 2005 draft classes would collectively receive only slightly more than a cup of coffee above Class A ball, you might have garnered a few quizzical looks. Yet that is the reality with a week remaining in minor league spring training 2009.
March 30, 2009
On Thursday night, InsideTheIvy.com Editor in Chief Steve Holley joined the Daytona Cubs broadcast team for a weekly look into the Chicago Cubs' farm system. InsideTheIvy.com can be heard each Thursday night this season on WELE, AM 1380 in Daytona Beach.
April 11, 2008
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