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Trey Masek was one of the more intriguing arms that the Cubs picked up in the 2013 draft. Originally slated to go in the first round, a bout of shoulder tendinitis knocked his stock down considerably. While Baseball America had…

Iowa Cubs 1 @ Nashville Sounds 2 Mike Olt was 0-2 with 2 walks. Olt had 22 hits in Iowa, and 20 walks. He struck out 37 times. He went from a Top 100 prospect before the year began to "maybe…

Trevor Clifton came into the organization as a 12th round pick in this year's draft, a BA Top 200 prep arm with a big, projectable fastball, ugly mechanics, and a murky signability status due to his commitment to University of Kentucky baseball. When…

The minor league season ends today and we'll be starting a four to five week series in which Sitrick, Myles and I review numerous 2013 Cubs prospects. Our goal is to write about no less than 40 Cubs prospects and…

I watch Cubs games when I can. I follow the scores on Gameday most of the time.  I at least check the alerts informing me of lead changes. I kind of care if the Cubs win. I read the occasional…

Iowa Cubs 3 @ Nashville Sounds 2 (10 innings) Mike Olt takes a step forward and 3 steps back. 0-3, BB. Greg Rohan launched a solo bomb in the 10th for the win. Justin Grimm was very good. He allowed…

Iowa Cubs 2 @ Nashville Sound 7 This is what I get for talking up Mike Olt yesterday. He went 0-4 with 4 Ks. Yikes. Jae-Hoon Ha went 2-3 with a double and a walk. The pitching was fucking terrible.…

Apparently you can't do anything at all once you sign a contract with the Cubs. Take, for example, section C(2) of the Cubs' guarantee language. It says the Cubs may convert a player's contract "If Player is injured in any…

Iowa Cubs 2 @ Nashville Sounds 3 If I were the type of person to find a narrative in chaos, I would suggest that Mike Olt has realized that if he wants to not be in the PCL for the…