Cubs Minor Leagues & Prospects

Cubs Acquire RHP Alec Mills from Royals for OF Donnie Dewees

The Cubs traded have acquired 25-year-old righty Alec Mills from the Royals in exchange for 2015 second-round draftee Donnie Dewees, the team announced Wednesday evening. Mills, a starting pitcher, was recently DFA’d by the Royals to clear space on the 40-man roster (necessitated by the Jason Hammel signing), prompting the …

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Bling, Bling: Myrtle Beach Pelicans Reveal New Carolina League Championship Rings

It’s not quite the same as B.G.’s first single of off Chopper City in the Ghetto, but the Myrtle Beach Pelicans unveiled a little bling, bling Monday morning. This is the kind of Monday morning delivery that will brighten your whole month! #back2backchamps — MyrtleBeachPelicans (@Pelicanbaseball) February 6, 2017 The ring …

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If You Squint, Eddie Butler Is Pretty Darn Interesting

Former top pitching prospect Eddie Butler is now a Chicago Cub. After coming over in a trade, the 25-year-old joins a list of potential starting pitchers who might be part of a six-man rotation merry-go-round. This fits the Cubs’ MO of acquiring pitchers from the Island of Misfit Arms. Jake Arrieta, Jason …

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