View Post

Cubs Spring Breakout

In Minor Leagues, News And Rumors by Rice Cube41 Comments

The MLB Spring Breakout event is coming up this weekend and it should be fun for those of us who just want to watch baseball without worrying about who’s going to make the team, especially when it comes to the Cubs: As you can see, the roster is comprised of Cubs prospects who are notable but have not yet made …

The air was sticky, but the Pelicans bats were not.

In Minor Leagues, Uncategorized by BVS114 Comments

I told Rice Cube and Berselius I’d occasionally write about the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, since I go watch them with some regularity. That was 6 weeks ago, so I’m living up to the occasional part. field, where the Pelicans play, is about 40 minutes from my house, so it’s pretty convenient, and I go to about 10 games each …

View Post

Rapid Cubs Draft Reaction

In Minor Leagues, MLB Draft by Rice Cube47 Comments

There are probably dozens of prospect perverts and sites better suited to this than I am, but the Draft is over and the Cubs got their 20 new guys, pending signability, but my guess is that the first 10 picks (within the slot pool) will certainly be signed, and they’ll get most of the others because they’re mostly college players …

View Post

The Roster Check Before the Storm

In Commentary And Analysis, Major League Baseball, Minor Leagues, Transactions by Rice Cube96 Comments

The Cubs did make their transactions prior to the nontender deadline, and the 40-man roster is at 37 for the moment: As we said in prior posts and in the latest Dreamcast, there were some very obvious nontender candidates, and it wasn’t too surprising to see the three names on the announcement. As stated in Bastian’s rundown, Vizcaíno was on …