Cubs Take A Chance On Ryan Jensen
The Cubs reached for the Fresno State righty at No. 27 overall based on traits—including a huge fastball—they believe they can cultivate.
Tyson Miller Forces Hitters' Hands
The 6-foot-4 righty uses his cutter and breaking ball at Double-A to keep the ball away from the barrel of opponents.
Cubs Reward David Bote For His Hard Work
The Cubs never gave up on Bote, even as he grinded through six seasons in the low minors. Now he plays an important role in Chicago.
Preparation Is Key For Duncan Robinson
Robinson used his time at big league camp to learn from his idol, fellow Dartmouth product Kyle Hendricks.
Dakota Mekkes Eyes 2019 Big League Debut
The 24-year-old reliever gets results with his wing span, arm angle and funky delivery. Plus, he's assertive in the strike zone.
Pitcher-Heavy 2016 Draft Could Pay Off
The Cubs plan to aggressively push the college pitchers from their 2016 draft in an effort to gain financial flexibility.
Cubs Stage Instructional League In January
The Cubs postponed instructional league in an effort to give players sufficient offseason rest and also to help implement mechanical changes heading into 2019.
Nico Hoerner Exceeds Expectations In AFL
The 2018 first-rounder had his pro debut abbreviated by injury, but he used a loud AFL to jump back on track.
Justin Steele Takes AFL Assignment As Praise
Recovered from Tommy John surgery, Steele resumed his career by reaching Double-A and then heading to the Arizona Fall League to get more work.
Cubs Begin To Build Their Next Young Core
While the Cubs' farm system is not anywhere near as well stocked as it was four years ago, it did yield multiple bright spots in 2018.