The final major top Cubs prospect list of the rankings season, and it comes with some surprises.
I’m sure you already expected that, but here’s a fun slice of data to back it up.
Tomorrow’s service will begin at 10 a.m., and the procession will pass by Ernie Banks’ statue at Daley Plaza and by the Wrigley Field Marquee.
This is definitely something to think about. And the suggestion reportedly came from none other than Theo Epstein.
A superprospect’s future is up in the air as MLB and the U.S. Government try to come together on how Cuban players will be cleared to sign.
That may sound like a knock, but it really says more about the crazy talent at shortstop right now than it does about Russell being “worse” than two other guys.
Decent depth and so-so performances all around give the Cubs an 82-80 record. That sounds like I’m knocking it, but this is actually fairly positive when you dig in.
The gap between Soler and Schwarber is surprising, as is the presence of only four Cubs. Then again, having three so high is fantastic.
At long last, it simply isn’t totally nuts to say you think the Cubs can win it all this year. They probably won’t, but it’s not nuts to say it.
More unraveling of the Yoan Moncada story, and how MLB will proceed with Cuban players.
It’s no surprise, but it sure is swell.
From a kid with a dream to a young man fighting cancer to a star with the Cubs. And a special connection with new teammate Jon Lester in there, too.
Maybe the age, the draft pick compensation, and the robust pitching market next year should have been warning signs all along. Can the Cubs get a steal?
Baker was a lot of fun in 2014, and now he’s off to the Mariners on a minor league deal.
Starlin Castro seems like the obvious answer to bat behind Dexter Fowler, but there are other options.