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  1. Cubs jump to first in farm rankings

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- After nearly three years of trading talented veterans, drafting high, some tremendous scouting and a little luck, the Chicago Cubs have the top-ranked farm system in baseball, according to Insider Keith Law. The Cubs jumped fro...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. Hold the ovation for Cubs on lauded system

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - The midseason prospect rankings by's Keith Law were released on Thursday and the Chicago Cubs have three of the top eight prospects in the game, including the top-ranked player in third baseman Kris Bryant. Bryant went from No. ...

    Blog | July 17, 2014
  3. Bryant moves up in prospect rankings

    Jesse Rogers

    MILWAUKEE -- Chicago Cubs Double-A third baseman Kris Bryant has moved up to No. 8 overall in's new prospect rankings from Keith Law released on Friday while Triple-A shortstop Javier Baez checks in at No. 9. Bryant, 22, was No. 15 in Law...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  4. Samardzija, Giants might be a good fit

    Jesse Rogers

    SAN FRANCISCO -- On a recent Baseball Tonight podcast, ESPN reporter Buster Olney and prospects guru Keith Law discussed the possibility of Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija ending up with the San Francisco Giants this season. While there's no...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  5. Hitting prospects abound; pitching lacking

    Jesse Rogers

    This week Insider Keith Law released his annual prospect rankings both in terms of players and organizations. Not surprisingly, Law confirmed what we already knew about the Chicago Cubs: They're top heavy when it comes to potential impact ba...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  6. Cubs tab Coomer for radio analyst

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Former Chicago Cubs player Ron Coomer was named as their radio analyst on Friday, the team and WGN Radio announced. Coomer, 47, spent nine years in the major leagues including the 2001 season with the Cubs. He's a native of the Chicago ...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  7. Cubs radio job search narrowing?

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs' search for a radio analyst to replace Keith Moreland may be down to two names, according to a source familiar with the process. Current television studio analyst Todd Hollandsworth and former player and Chicago native ...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  8. Cubs start looking for radio analyst

    Jesse Rogers

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- The candidates for the Chicago Cubs radio analyst job are starting to line up after the sudden departure of Keith Moreland from the booth after only three seasons. WGN Sports Director Dave Eanet says it will be a collaborative eff...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  9. Moreland leaving Cubs radio booth

    Jesse Rogers

    WGN Radio announced on Wednesday that Keith Moreland will step down from his job as Chicago Cubs radio analyst to spend more time with his family. Moreland spent three years in the radio booth after the death of former analyst Ron Santo. He played...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  10. Hawks one win away -- again

    Jesse Rogers

    We might be more than a win away from using dynasty to describe the Chicago Blackhawks organization. But it certainly would be a tempting proposition now that the Hawks are within one victory of earning their second Stanley Cup championship in fou...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  11. Plenty of adjustments ahead for Game 2

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- OK, they got their day of rest and then got back on the ice. The Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins say the effects of their triple-overtime thriller in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals is in the past. Yes, some legs felt like "jelly...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  12. Q's challenge: Stopping the Bruins

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The chess game for Chicago Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville has begun as he prepares his team for the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals, which begins here Wednesday. Due to the lockout, the teams didn't meet in the regular season...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  13. Unlike in recent past, Hawks endure

    Jesse Rogers

    As the clock struck midnight and rolled into Sunday, signifying the three-year anniversary of the Chicago Blackhawks 2010 Stanley Cup championship, three current players were busy speaking to the media about returning to the Stanley Cup finals for th...

    Blog | June 09, 2013
  14. Hawks' Keith doesn't deserve suspension

    Jesse Rogers

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith doesn't deserve to be suspended for his stick to the face of Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter although he will have a phone hearing with the league on Wednesday, according to multiple sources. Keith ...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  15. Blackhawks stick with plan to the end

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- It takes a certain amount of discipline to stick with the program when you're trailing in a hockey game despite outplaying the opponent. And it takes similar discipline not to try to put away a game with a man-advantage late in the thi...

    Blog | June 01, 2013
  16. A new start to series

    Jesse Rogers

    The word "momentum" gets used over the course of a playoff series for good reason. It can carry a team from one game to the next, and to an upset series victory in some cases. Other times the favorite can ride it even when things aren't going smoothl...

    Blog | May 26, 2013