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  1. Addison Russell to play 'wherever' needed

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- After a week that saw top draft picks Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant make appearances at Wrigley Field, it was only natural that another top Chicago Cubs prospect, Addison Russell, found his way to Chicago as well. Russell, 20, watched ...

    Blog | September 22, 2014
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  3. Josh Vitters, Brett Jackson among Chicago Cubs' first cuts of spr...

    Josh Vitters and Brett Jackson are among the Cubs' first cuts of spring.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  4. First-rounders stand out over weekend

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- While the major league team was getting swept in Phoenix, the Chicago Cubs' recent first-round prospects were cleaning up. The Cubs' top picks over the last four drafts are a combined 28-for-78 (.359) since last Thursday when the Triple-A ...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  5. Cubs Notes: Bryant comes 'full circle'

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- The top draft pick from last season, Kris Bryant, spent his first day of his first spring training in a little awe of his surroundings. But he got through it just fine after facing veteran Carlos Villanueva in the Chicago Cubs' first l...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  6. Bryant likely to start season at Double-A

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- After spending just 36 games at the lower levels of the minor leagues in 2013, third baseman Kris Bryant, the Chicago Cubs' top draft pick in 2013, is expected to start this season at Double-A Tennessee. "Kris probably has a good chanc...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  7. Cubs to ponder position switch for Baez

    Jesse Rogers

    The decision about where to play top prospect Javier Baez is looming as he continues his rise through the Chicago Cubs organization. Baez, the Cubs' top pick in the 2011 draft, has been on a tear at Double-A Tennessee after being promoted from Si...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  8. Source: Cubs, Bryant agree on deal

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms with their top draft pick Kris Bryant, avoiding a Friday deadline for draftees to sign with their clubs, according to a source familiar with the negotiations. Read the entire article....

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  9. Bryant deal in holding pattern near deadline

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- With a July 12 deadline approaching both sides of the negotiations with Chicago Cubs top draft pick Kris Bryant are hopeful a deal can be reached, but nothing is imminent. "There's no update," Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday ...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  10. Cubs sign fifth-round pick RHP Masek

    ESPNChicago.com

    The Chicago Cubs signed Texas Tech right-handed pitcher Trey Masek, their fifth-round selection in the June draft and now have three of their top-10 picks under contract. The 21-year-old Masek went 5-2 with a 1.82 ERA in 11 starts at Texas Tech. H...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  11. Colorado Rockies sign Jonathan Gray, No. 3 pick in 2013 draft

    The Colorado Rockies signed pitcher Jonathan Gray on Wednesday and then put up their top draft pick in a luxury suite to watch a game at Coors Field.

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2013
  12. 2013 MLB draft -- Houston Astros pick Mark Appel with No. 1 pick

    The Houston Astros selected Stanford right-hander Mark Appel with the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB draft on Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2013
  13. Reporter debate: Hitter or pitcher at No. 2?

    ESPNChicago.com

    There's much debate over who the Chicago Cubs should draft with the second overall pick on Thursday evening. With top third base prospects available as well as two high-caliber pitchers, our baseball beat reporters, Jesse Rogers and Bruce Levine, deb...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  14. Almora expected to be out until late May

    ESPNChicago.com

    Chicago Cubs outfield prospect Albert Almora, their top pick in the 2012 draft, broke a bone in his hand and is expected to resume baseball activities in three to four weeks with a return to games by late May. Almora, drafted sixth overall out of ...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  15. Jorge Soler takes some swings pregame

    Sahadev Sharma

    A day after the Chicago Cubs' 2012 top draft pick Albert Almora enjoyed the Wrigley atmosphere, the Cubs' Cuban free-agent prize, Jorge Soler, had his chance to put on a batting practice show. "At first I was a little intimidated because I've neve...

    Blog | September 15, 2012
  16. Cubs promote top pick Almora to Boise

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs promoted top draft pick Albert Almora from the Arizona Rookie League to short-season Boise on Tuesday. "He's done a real nice job the last week to 10 days," Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said. "He'...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  17. Cubs make Almora signing official

    ESPNChicago.com

    The Chicago Cubs announced the signing on Wednesday of top draft pick Albert Almora. Read the entire story....

    Blog | July 11, 2012