Though the Major League product may be dreadful, the Cubs certainly have something going in the Minors.
The Cubs have named 2011 first-round draft pick Javier Baez and pitcher Kyle Hendricks their minor league player and pitcher of the year.
Ryan Braun is an oozing abscess of gelled up hair and bad t-shirts.
Yes, the Cubs lost to the Reds 6-2 at Wrigley Field last night. But that small fact isn’t even close to the biggest story in the Cubs organization from Monday.
Jason Kipnis hit his first home run of the spring and Cedric Hunter also connected, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Chicago Cubs 9-2 Saturday.
Carlos Gomez homered and Taylor Green had two hits to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat a Chicago Cubs split squad 4-3 on Sunday.
Slow down. Calm yourself. Take a pill or adopt a billy goat as a pet. But please, please stop thinking the Cubs will win 90 games. They won’t win 80 and might be lucky to get past 70.
The Cubs have signed their third-round draft pick, outfielder Zeke DeVoss from the University of Miami (Fla.).
Of the Cubs’ previous eight, first round draft picks, only two have made it to the major leagues: Andrew Cashner and Tyler Colvin. And the team’s most recent first round pick, Javier Baez, most likely won’t be seen in the majors anytime soon.
The Cubs selected shortstop Javier Baez from Arlington Country Day High School with the ninth overall pick in the MLB First Year Player Draft.