The two prospects are thus protected from being selected in the Rule 5 Draft.
Archive for November, 2013
Kris Bryant was a top three guy to both rankings services, which should be no surprise.
Darwin Barney’s great with the glove, but his bat might negate all of that value. Should the Cubs make a change now, or wait another year?
The upper level catching prospect the Cubs don’t have. Except, well, here he is.
Sure, there’s baseball stuff here, too. But … peppermint chocolate chip milkshake …
The Cubs were briefly attached to Johnson earlier this offseason, but the Padres make even more sense.
How about some Tuesday night rumorin’?
A 23-year-old pitcher and a 23-year-old shortstop, neither of which will be subject to any signing restrictions.
That means, if the Cubs are going to do some prospect protectin’, it’s gotta come by tomorrow.
I expressed concerns about the 2015 messaging, but I’m still very much on board with the Cubs’ current approach.
The bats look a bit thin, but the pitching looks all right.
He’s been playing center field, for what it’s worth.
All in all, it’s a relatively fair price, and one that will be studied for future contracts, I’d think.