The Cubs have recently signed some of their top draft picks. OF's Tony McQuade, David Greske, C Adam Tidball and LHP Sean Marshall all were signed to minor league contracts and sent to single A Boise Hawks.
OF and first pick Ryan Harvey, LHP Darin Downs and 3B Casey McGehee were also signed and sent to the Mesa Cubs. Catcher Tony Ritchie was signed and sent to the beloved Lansing Lugnuts.
The Cubs still have catcher Jacob Fox and LHP Matt Lincoln left to sign among their top picks.
[b]Useless Trivia of the day[/b]
England's Worcester Canoe Club set the world record for paddling a hand-propelled bathtub. The 25 man team covered a distance of 55 miles, 425 yards in 24 hours on September 28 and 29, 1979.