Cubs Minor Leagues & Prospects

The Rundown: Not Sure How John Andreoli’s Still with Cubs, Adrian Gonzalez is Mad Online

If there’s one problem with having a bunch of talented young stars at the major league level, it’s that you can’t keep all your talented young stars at the minor league level. Sure, the top stars will generally remain, eventually making their way up the ladder or heading elsewhere in …

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The Rundown: Maddon and Bryant Get Raises, Cubs Have Room for Moves, D-Backs Asked About Montero

“I didn’t know that,” Joe Maddon said Thursday when publicly informed of a lucrative escalator in his contract. “It’s very nice. That’s all good. But I’ve never even seen one of my paychecks.” As Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reported, winning the World Series triggered a $1 million annual raise …

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The Rundown: Cease Won’t Desist, Matheny Tweaks Cubs?

For all the talk about unicorns among the Cubs’ hitting prospects over the last few years, it’s starting to look like homegrown starting pitchers are the real mythical creatures. Enter Dylan Cease, a pitcher whose triple-digit velocity and limited exposure have combined to make him a Paul Bunyan-esque figure in prospect …

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Scott Kornberg, Voice of Myrtle Beach Pelicans, Talks Fan Experience, Cubsification, and More

As our beloved Chicago Cubs embark on the ever-difficult journey of winning back-to-back World Series titles, one of their farm teams has its sights set on a third straight title of their own. Though only entering their third season as the Cubs’ high-A affiliate, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans have already …

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