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MiLB First Half Review – A Few Bright Lights Shine Through

The Cubs’ MiLB system in the first half was not all sunshine, puppy dogs, and rainbows. It was rough at times to watch as a fan, especially in April. Between the cold, the poor hitting, and uneven performances, very few prospects were excelling on the mound or at the plate. Six weeks doesn’t seem like […]

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MiLB Opening Day Is Today – What Are The Names to Know?

Today marks the beginning of the 2018 minor league season for Iowa, Tennessee, Myrtle Beach, and South Bend. Eugene, the two Mesa clubs, and the two Dominican squads begin in June. While spots may be limited—or even almost nonexistent—in Chicago for upcoming prospects, there are still several young players who could make a name for […]

MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Chicago Cubs

Found in Translation: Miguel Amaya

From time to time, BP Wrigleyville’s Stan Croussett translates, with commentary, Spanish-language interviews into English for the benefit of those readers who might not otherwise be able to access the insights therein. The series, which this Editor has today dubbed “Found in Translation,” continues today with Miguel Amaya. Please note: the lead photograph for this story has nothing to […]