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Iowa Cubs Single Game Tickets on Sale April 24

April 6, 2021

DES MOINES – Iowa Cubs single game tickets for all May games during the 2021 season will go on sale to the public on Saturday, April 24 at 7:00 a.m. These initial tickets will all be reserved seating and will be available for purchase online only as the organization introduces

First Pitch Remains on the 8s for the Iowa Cubs

March 26, 2021

KCCI returns for the sixth season as the official sponsor of Iowa Cubs game times starting with a 6:38 p.m. Opening Night first pitch at Principal Park on Tuesday, May 4. All Iowa Cubs home games will begin on the 8s — at 12:08, 1:08, 6:38, and 7:08. Staying with

Iowa Cubs Announce Updated 2021 Schedule

March 3, 2021

DES MOINES — For health and safety reasons, Major League Baseball announced its decision to delay the 2021 Triple-A schedule by four weeks late yesterday afternoon. The Iowa Cubs season is now slated to begin on May 4 at Principal Park. Major League teams will utilize an alternate training site

Iowa Announces 2021 Schedule

February 18, 2021

DES MOINES – The Iowa Cubs have received a 2021 schedule from Major League Baseball with the slate expected to begin on April 6 and run through Sept. 19. The I-Cubs will start the season at Louisville before kicking off the home campaign on Tuesday, April 13. The calendar features

Pevey Returns to Iowa's Helm

February 15, 2021

DES MOINES — The Chicago Cubs today announced that Marty Pevey will return for his eighth season as the manager of the Iowa Cubs. Pevey is the longest-tenured manager, and the winningest manager in Iowa history. This season will mark Pevey’s 38th in baseball, 25th as a coach and 18th

Iowa Solidifies Partnership with Chicago, Joins Triple-A East League

February 12, 2021

The Iowa Cubs have accepted Major League Baseball’s invitation to the Professional Development League (PDL) and will officially remain the Triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs through the 2030 season. Additionally with the restructuring of what was formally Minor League Baseball, Iowa will be one of 20 teams joining the

2019 I-Cubs: Where Are They Now?

February 2, 2021

Cristhian Adames – Adames underwent left shoulder surgery earlier this year after an injury suffered while playing winter ball for the Torros Del Este in the Dominican Republic. Jim Adduci – Adduci hung up his cleats on his playing career, but will join the Chicago Cubs staff in a new

Fox Scores Hitting Coach Role in Eugene

February 9, 2021

Jake Fox is slated to become the Hitting Coach for the Eugene Emeralds this season, as announced by the team Monday. Formerly the Cubs’ Short-Season affiliate (2015-20), Eugene is expected to be the Giants’ Advanced-A team in 2021 after MiLB restructured this offseason. The Eugene Emeralds announced their 2021 coaching

Lalli to Manage Reno Aces

February 3, 2021

The Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, introduced Blake Lalli as their new manager for the 2021 campaign on Monday. Lalli, 37, spent seven seasons in the Cubs’ organization as a player, including one with the Iowa Cubs The former catcher was signed by Chicago in 2006

Former I-Cub Joins PCL Coaching Ranks

January 28, 2021

The Seattle Mariners announced the hiring of Kristopher Negrón to manage the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. The former big league utility man spent the 2016 campaign with Iowa, hitting .256/.308/.403 through 117 games. Negrón, 35, appeared in 170 major league games across six seasons with Cincinnati (2012, 2014-15), Arizona (2017), Seattle


March 27, 2021

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Chicago Extends Affiliate Invitation to Iowa 

December 9, 2020

The Chicago Cubs today announced that the organization has invited the Iowa Cubs to remain as their Triple-A affiliate in Major League Baseball’s new player development structure. “We are excited to have received an affiliate invitation from the Chicago Cubs and to continue building on our 40-year relationship,” said Iowa

A Decade Later, Elliot Soto Snags First Call-Up 

September 23, 2020

After 11 seasons and 867 career minor league games, infielder Elliot Soto is finally getting his taste of the big leagues. Yesterday, the 31-year-old was selected by the Angels from the club’s alternate site to replace Andrelton Simmons, who opted out of the remainder of the season. Soto, an Elgin,

Johnson Prospers in Padres ‘Pen

September 9, 2020

Pierce Johnson is making the most of the COVID-19-shortened season. After inking a $5 million two-year deal with the San Diego Padres in the offseason, the right-hander has become a bright spot in the bullpen for a 27-17 team. Johnson reports a 3-1 record and a 3.29 ERA (5ER/13.2IP) in

Take Me Out to the Ballgame 

August 27, 2020

We couldn’t take you out to the ballgame this year, so the Iowa Cubs want to bring our fans together for a virtual stretch! Submit a video of an individual or group singing or playing the 7th Inning Stretch and you could be featured on the and the Iowa

Floro Bolsters Dodger Bullpen

August 27, 2020

When you think of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who is the first player that comes to mind? 2019 MVP and 2017 Rookie of the Year, Cody Bellinger? Perhaps Mookie Betts — you know, the guy that just inked a $365 million contract? Clayton Kershaw, Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner, Corey Seagar,

Bass Becomes a Blue Jay

August 24, 2020

Right-handed pitcher Anthony Bass fits the profile of a baseball journeyman. Selected by San Diego in the fifth round of the 2008 draft, Bass has since suited up for six MLB organizations and also spent 2016 playing in Japan. After a season on the other side of the globe and

Hey Batter, Batter! -- Step Up to the Plate at Principal Park

August 28, 2020

Step up to the plate for an exclusive opportunity to take batting practice at Principal Park! The event will run 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11. Cost is just $20 per participant and includes:

  • 10 pitches from a pitching machine on the field at Principal Park

Iowa Cubs to Host Naturalization Ceremony at Principal Park

September 15, 2020

On Thursday, September 17 — Constitution Day — the United States Citizenship and Immigration services, Des Moines Field Office, will hold a naturalization ceremony with the Southern District of Iowa, Des Moines Federal court, on the field at Principal Park. The ceremony for 75 candidates — representing 32 different countries

Machin Makes it in Oakland

August 21, 2020

The last time we saw Vimael Machin was in the 2019 PCL Semi-Finals. Now, nearly one year later, the infielder has found a big league home in Oakland. The postseason wasn’t the first time Machin had suited up for Iowa. His Triple-A debut came in 2016 as he moved from

Miller Primed for MLB Debut

August 17, 2020

Tyson Miller has been recalled by the Chicago Cubs and will serve as the club’s “29th” man in a doubleheader today against St. Louis. The right-hander has been tabbed as the Game 2 starter and will make his Major League debut when he takes the ball. Miller, 25, spent the

"Three-batter Minimum" Influences Raley’s Astros Debut

August 13, 2020

Baseball is a funny game and 2020 has just made it funnier(?). Never mind that COVID-19 has turned the game on its head by banning high fives, implementing the “Wet Rag Rule”, and adding a courtesy baserunner in extras — just to name a few tweaks —MLB also enacted the

Rea, 2019 PCL Pitcher of the Year, Recalled by Chicago

August 1, 2020

It has been four years since Colin Rea last made a Major League appearance. 1,461 days after the righty started for Miami on July 30, 2016 in St. Louis, Rea was recalled by Chicago from the club’s South Bend Alternate Site Thursday. The 2019 Iowa Cub and reigning PCL Pitcher