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Hosts Greg Huss and Jimmy Nelligan of Cubs Insider discuss the news and notes of the Chicago Cubs minor league system. Learn all about Chicago's stars of tomorrow with this podcast that is published every week.

Growing Cubs: A Chicago Prospect Podcast Dugout Sports Media

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Hosts Greg Huss and Jimmy Nelligan of Cubs Insider discuss the news and notes of the Chicago Cubs minor league system. Learn all about Chicago's stars of tomorrow with this podcast that is published every week.

    77. Only Iowa Left to Watch, Brennen Davis is ELITE

    77. Only Iowa Left to Watch, Brennen Davis is ELITE

    The boys are back and the season is over for everyone but Iowa. They aren't quite ready to wrap up the season, so they drool over the incredible Triple-A debut from Brennen Davis to begin the show followed by the other Iowa prospects they are keeping an eye on the remaining two weeks (19:45). Greg digs into Daniel Palencia's final start (36:00) while Jimmy digs into DJ Herz's final outing (43:00). They wrap up the show by taking a look at the stacked Arizona Instructional League's roster (52:30).

    • 1 hr 1 min
    76. Brennen Davis Promotion, Bryan Hudson's Dominance, and Other Quirky Stats

    76. Brennen Davis Promotion, Bryan Hudson's Dominance, and Other Quirky Stats

    Jimmy and Greg are back with another episode of the Growing Cubs Podcast as the 2021 baseball season comes to an end. The guys start the episode by discussing the recent Brennen Davis promotion to AAA Iowa and what that means for his future in the organization. Then, Jimmy dives into the great season Bryan Hudson has had out of the Tennessee Smokies bullpen. Greg also has some quirky stats of his own, and he shares weird stats he has found on players throughout the system. The guys end the episode taking listener questions.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    75. Promotion Commotion! Is Schwindel Legit? Brennen Davis to Iowa?

    75. Promotion Commotion! Is Schwindel Legit? Brennen Davis to Iowa?

    The guys are in person and recording together for the first time in months! They dig into the South Bend debuts of Jordan Wicks and DJ Herz (2:00), debate who might win the Cubs minor league hitter and pitcher of the year awards (24:30), make sense of the "prospects that aren't prospects" in Chicago (30:15), and break down who might be promoted up a level to wrap up this minor league season (45:45).

    • 1 hr 7 min
    74. Effross and Rivas Debut and A Deep Dive into Vazquez, Pinango, Morel, Abbott, Gallardo, and Aliendo

    74. Effross and Rivas Debut and A Deep Dive into Vazquez, Pinango, Morel, Abbott, Gallardo, and Aliendo

    Jimmy and Greg are back with another episode of the Growing Cubs Podcast! They spend the first half of the episode discussing the recent promotions of Cubs prospects Alfonso Rivas and Scott Effross, as well as Jimmy's time watching the South Bend Cubs play in Peoria. During the back half of the episode they take a deep dive into the seasons Luis Vazquez, Yohendrick Pinango, Chris Morel, Corey Abbott, Richard Gallardo, and Pablo Aliendo are having.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    73. Taking a Deep Dive Into Herz, Strumpf, Made, Perlaza, Carraway, and Caissie

    73. Taking a Deep Dive Into Herz, Strumpf, Made, Perlaza, Carraway, and Caissie

    The guys spend the first half hour of the show answering questions from listeners regarding everything from the highest upside reliever to who they like best between Chase Strumpf, Nico Hoerner, and Nick Madrigal. They spend the back half of the show digging in real deep on some of the most interesting names in the system: DJ Herz, Strumpf, Kevin Made, Yonathan Perlaza, Burl Carraway, and Owen Caissie.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    72. Marquee Airing MiLB and Prospects Who Can Hold Down the Fort

    72. Marquee Airing MiLB and Prospects Who Can Hold Down the Fort

    In this weeks episode of the Growing Cubs Podcast Greg and Jimmy discuss the Marquee Sports Network airing Myrtle Beach Pelicans games (3:50), the addition of Justin Steele and Keegan Thompson into the Cubs starting rotation (10:50), and prospects who can hold down the fort in Chicago while the Cubs rebuild their roster (24:37).

    • 57 min

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