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Cubs Assign Seven to Arizona Fall League

The Arizona Fall League (AFL) prelimnary rosters have been announced, and the Cubs have assigned seven players to the Mesa Solar Sox (present minor league assignment in parenthesis): Zach Cates, RHRP (AA Tennessee)C. J. Edwards, RHSP (AA Tennessee) Gerardo Concepcion, LHRP (A+ Daytona) Jake Hannemann, OF (A+ Daytona) - see NOTE Ivan Pineyro, RHSP (AA Tennessee) Addison Russell,...
Via Cub Reporter
26 days ago  |  Discuss

The Chicago Cubs Prospect No One is Talking About

The headline Cubs prospects are well known by now: Baez, Bryant, Soler, Almora and Edwards just to name a few; but there is one prospect no one is talking about. He doesn’t hit 400-foot homeruns or throw 98 mile per hour heaters; he’s a 19-year-old Taiwanese pitcher, and his name is Jen-Ho Tseng. Scouting report With velocity between 89- 93, topping out at 95, he’s got plenty...
Via Sports Mockery
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Top Pitching Prospect Makes Return

C.J. Edwards, the Chicago Cubs top pitching prospect, recently returned to the mound after being out since April 20th with a shoulder injury. It’s not a secret that the Cubs farm system is loaded with position players, but Edwards might be one of a very small number of pitchers in the Cubs minor league system that make it to the majors. Edwards made his return to the bump for the...
Via Sports Mockery
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

C. J. Edwards Faces Diamondbacks at Riverview Park

The AZL Diamondbacks took advantage of four walks (including three bases-loaded walks that forced-in three runs) to plate seven runs in the 5th inning, and cruised to a 12-6 victory over the AZL Cubs Monday night at Cubs Park at Riverview Park  in Mesa, AZ. Gleyber Torres grounded out to end the game, but before that he reached base four consecutive times (single, walk, RBI single...
Via Cub Reporter
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Recap 5/8 – 5/15

Well, let’s get right into it…C.J. Edwards is still being held out with shoulder stiffness.  Obviously, that’s not exactly what we wanted to hear about Edwards.  However, with the abundance of caution taken with Jake Arrieta, this isn’t a big surprise.  In the mean time, let’s continue to hope that’s all it is.  An MRI showed no structural damage, so in that regard...
Via World Series Dreaming
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs prospects report: Alcantara, Bryant, Black, Edwards

The Cubs have scuffled to an 8-16 record through Sunday, including suffering three losses in which they were tied or winning entering the eighth inning.  They endured four more losses in games in which they squandered leads. Nevertheless, some nice stories are taking root in the Cubs’ farm system.  Several prospects, including some of baseball’s top ones, are continuing...
Via The Sports Bank
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs waiting for more information on C.J. Edwards

The Cubs are waiting for more information on C.J. Edwards, their top pitching prospect who’s said to be feeling some tightness in his right shoulder. Edwards traveled to Chicago on Thursday and was examined by Dr. Stephen Gryzlo, with an MRI scheduled for Friday morning. The Cubs will have a better read on the shoulder issue at that point. As a precaution, Edwards had to shut...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tues Funnies: When does a Cub Fan's service clock start?

With all this talk about Cub prospects and their service clocks, I couldn't help but think about mine.Click for gif. My grandfather was a Cub Fan.Passed down to my dad, then on to me.I figure my service clock started in the early 1900s.Do I get to be a Super 2?Do I get Free Agency?DO I GET TO SIGN SOME LUCRATIVE CONTRACT?HELL NO!It wasn't like I had a choice, man.I WAS FREAKING...
Via Cub Reporter
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Out of nowhere: Cubs see a bright future for C.J. Edwards

Derek Johnson first saw C.J. Edwards at a tournament on Georgia Tech’s Atlanta campus, proof that the best pitching prospect in the Cubs organization didn’t come out of nowhere. This was a few years ago, when the Cubs pitching coordinator worked as a Vanderbilt assistant. Long before Theo Epstein’s front office studied the Texas Rangers system and made Edwards the centerpiece...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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