Cubs Oct. 11 Notebook

Christian Villanueva slugged a three-run homer to help Obregon to its season opening win. Bryant Flete collected three hits and Blake Parker saw his first winter league action.
October 11, 2015

Boise clinches, 8/30 Cubs Recap

Boise clinched a playoff berth for the fourth straight year with a 9-8 win over Salem-Keizer, earning the post-season trip with the best overall record as Hillsboro won both halves. Dallas Beeler tossed seven shutout frames as Iowa blanked Oklahoma City but the I-Cubs eliminated from the playoffs. Tennessee’s showdown with Chattanooga was rained out while Kane County and Daytona both lost.
August 31, 2014

Cubs July 19 Minor League Recap

Boise kept pace for first place in the NWL as all nine starters had at least one hit and knocked in a run in the 12-9 win. Boise outfielder Rashad Crawford, a 11th round pick in 2011, extended his hit streak to 19 games. Iowa hit three homers in their win, the Smokies were swept, while Daytona and Kane County lost. Teenager Eloy Jimenez had two RBI in Mesa’s win.
July 20, 2014

Cubs June 8 Minor League Recap

Wladimir Galindo hit a three-run, walk-off homer in the bottom of the 10th to give the VSL Cubs the win. Kris Bryant hit his 21st homer and is now tied for the minor league lead. And we've got a first-hand account from NorthSidersReport's Rob Willer at the Kane County game with a look at the stateside debut of Alberto Diaz.
June 9, 2014

Baez headed to Des Moines

Top prospect Javier Baez has been sent back to minor league camp and will not make the opening day roster but with Blake Parker getting optioned to AAA Iowa, the Cubs opening day pitching staff just became clearer.
March 22, 2014

Cubs April 10 Minor League Recap

Iowa won its first game of the season Wednesday night as Blake Parker, pictured, became the I-Cubs all-time saves leader while Jorge Soler was ejected in Daytona
April 10, 2013