Andres BonaldeStephen Gonsalves
James Borque
Conner Menez
Caleb Kilian
Ben Leeper
Aneuris Rosario
Cayne Ueckert
Matt Swarmer
Erich Uelmen
Matt DermodyBrandon Hughes
Eric StoutEric YardleyManny Rodriguez – IL
Steven Brault – ILJonathan Holder – ILBrendon Little – IL
Cam Sanders
CC – IF – CI
Dakota Mekkes
Andres Bonalde – RL
Bryan Hudson
Erick CastilloTyler PaynePJ Higgins
John Hicks
Trent Giambrone
Estaban QuirozDixon Machado
Robel Garcia
Jared Young
CC – OV – CI
Carlos Sepulveda
Narciso CrookBrennen Davis
CC – IF – CI
Zach Davis
Greg Deichmann
Nelson Maldonado
Donnie Dewees
Nelson Velazquez
NSB – CC – OV – CI


Affiliate Update – Iowa Is Slowly Becoming More Prospect-y
This might sound strange, but over the past couple weeks we are starting to see a shift in the make up of Iowa’s roster. It has slowly changed over …
Starting Rotation Musical Chairs Might Be Coming to Tennessee and Iowa Very Soon
Max Bain – Picture by Todd Johnson When Chris Clarke and Max Bain were promoted from South Bend Tennessee, Riley Thompson and Ryan Jensen were placed on the development …
Breaking News – Garcia, Remy, and Mervis Win Player of the Week Honors
As was predicted this morning, Robel Garcia of the Iowa Cubs was named the International League HItter of the Week as Garcia hit 6 HRs and drove in 9 …
The Breakdown – Halfway Through May and the Bats Are Coming Alive
I mentioned in last week's Breakdown how good of a week that was as the system went 17-7. This week, the affiliates did even better coming it at 20-5. …
The Breakdown – Jared Young and Cam Sanders Tear It Up and There’s a Hot List
In terms of wins and losses, this was the best week of the year for the Cubs' system as the four affiliates went 17-7 highlighted by South Bend's six …
The Breakdown – A New Month Already? That Was Quick!
Who Is Heating Up Heading into May? Before I left to go to the game in Davenport yesterday morning, I became engrossed in the stats page for each affiliate. …
Players of the Day for April 30, 2022 – It Was a Wild Night in Cubdom
You cannot stop Myrtle Beach right now. Buddy Bailey has all facets of the team working like a well oiled machine right now. Tonight, they steamrolled Columbia 9-1 and …
Cubs Finally Assign 7-Day IL and 60-Day IL Prospects to Affiliates This Week
A strange thing happened this week – Back in early April, the Cubs announced which prospects were going to be at which affiliate. At that time, they did not …
Players of the Day for April 29, 2022 – Our First Tie of the Year and Porter Hodge Had Himself a Night
Porter Hodge – Picture by Stephanie Lynn To be quite frank, it was weird being home for the night after being at the ballpark twice this week. I had …
Players of the Day for April 27, 2022 – A Good Day at the Beach
Picture by Todd Johnson Yesterday was fun getting to go see South Bend play in the Quad cities. Weather permitting I’ll be back there again tomorrow. Tonight, it was …
FINALLY — Nelson Maldonado Promoted to Iowa
He was too good last year, he was too good the minute he was assigned there to begin this year, and he was too good en route to a …
The Breakdown – Entertainment Aplenty, Choking Up, the Pitch Clock, and Three Dominating Performances This Week
It is hard to believe it’s Monday already and that another week of the minor league season has passed. However, it was quite exciting as there seemed  to be …
Players of the Day for April 22, 2022 – Gallardo’s Grand Day Out and Higgins Begins to Knock on the Door Again
Tonight was a weird one for me. The whole fact that South Bend had a rain delay just threw everything off for me. That included feeding the dogs and …
Players of the Day for April 20, 2022 – A Hot Day for Bats in the System
Nelson Velazquez – Picture by Todd Johnson “The sleeper has awakened!” That line from Frank Herbert’s Dune could describe the young Cubs' bats tonight. Everywhere you looked, there was …
Players of the Day – April 19, 2022: It’s Riley Martin’s World and We are Just Living in It
Riley Martin – Picture by Stephanie Lynn Tonight was about as clear-cut as it gets for Players of the Day. Tonight's was really the Riley Martin show. The piggyback …
The Breakdown – A Full Week Provides a Lot of Action
Last week's episode of “The Breakdown” covered a strange opening week as Iowa played six games while Myrtle Beach, Tennessee, and South Bend only played three. So, this was …
Players of the Day for April 16, 2022 – The Expanded Edition
Yesterday was a lot of fun as Myrtle Beach won their game this week in walk-off fashion. Iowa also won in walkoff fashion courtesy of Donnie Dewees. Tennessee got …
The Breakdown: Pitching Dominates the Week Along with the Bats in Tennessee
Welcome to the first "Breakdown" of the 2022 season. For those of you that are new to this post, it is simply a review of what happened at each …
WATCH – Caleb Kilian Strikes Out 6 in His 2022 Debut
The Cubs are keeping their young starting pitching prospects on a short leash to start the year. Today, Caleb Kilian of Iowa was allowed to only throw 53 pitches …
Players of the Day for April 8, 2022
Honorable Mentions Hunter Bigge – 2 IP, 3 Ks Stephen Gonsalves – 2 IP, 5 Ks Bryce Ball – 2-for-4, 1 RBI Dalton Stambaugh – 3.1 IP, 0 runs, …