Tuesday is the second day of the 2018 MLB Amateur Player Draft. Day 2 includes rounds 3-10 and begins at 1:00 Eastern. These rounds can prove to include some very valuable selections and guys that will make a serious impact at the Major League level in the future. I will be following along with each selection the Cubs make and giving you live updates as to who gets selected and a little bit about each guy. Continue reading
It was a very interesting first day of picks for the Chicago Cubs on Monday for Day 1 of the Amateur Draft. Overall, the team had four picks on the first day, a day that featured rounds 1 and 2. It was the perfect opportunity for the organization to reload their farm system with some potential impact talent.
The front office followed a familiar trend of selecting a college bat with their first pick and continued with three more picks that meshed well with the type of players they like to feature in the Minor League system. Get to know a little bit about each of the four selections below! Continue reading
While you may have wanted the Cubs to change it up due to their ineffectiveness over the course of the last week or so, it will actually be some DL stints that cause a flurry of roster moves ahead of their matchup with the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night. Continue reading
It was released Thursday afternoon that the organization had finally cut ties with reliever Justin Grimm. The 29-year-old was one of the longest tenured Cubs players after being acquired from the Texas Rangers in the 2010 Matt Garza deal that also brought Carl Edwards Jr, Mike Olt, and Neil Ramirez to the North Side. Continue reading
Another week has gone by and more cuts have been made as we get closer to Opening Day. On Tuesday, the Cubs cut nine more players from the big league camp. Of the list, two were non-roster invitees and the others were all players that are currently occupying spots on the 40-man roster. Continue reading
Tell a friend. The man who was once acquired by the Cubs as a part of the Alfonso Soriano deal is set to make his return to the diamond on Saturday. According to his Twitter account, he will be throwing to live hitters for the first time since his Tommy John Surgery that kept him off the field for the entirety of the 2017 season. Continue reading
The Cubs cut the number of bodies in their Major League camp down by quite a few on Friday morning, with the first round of cuts having no surprises involved. The first guys to make their way out of big league camp and head over with their minor league buddies are typically guys that had no real shot of making the MLB Opening Day roster and guys that will start in Double-A. Continue reading