The pitching at High-A Myrtle Beach will rightly get a lot of attention this year, but don’t sleep on the Cubs’ position prospects at that level.
Articles by: Luke Blaize
If and when the Cubs need to dip into the minors to help supplement the roster this year, which players are ready if needed?
You already know the big names in the Cubs’ system, and you probably already know the next couple tiers, too. But how about some less-heralded, intriguing names?
From an organizational weakness to an arguable organizational strength in just one year, the Cubs have a bunch of interesting catching prospects now. Don’t forget about Zagunis.
One of the Cubs’ most quietly successful offensive prospects in 2014 dominated the FSL and got plenty of attention in the AFL.
No one will question the arm or the talent. But the big question of 2014 remains the big question for 2015: starter or reliever?
Albert Almora may not have a superstar ceiling, but nothing that happened in 2014 derailed his realistic future role: quietly excellent regular.
The Cubs know they have a potential impact bat in Kyle Schwarber. But does it come from a catcher or an outfielder?
Digging in on a prospect who maybe doesn’t have a great shot of making an impact. But sometimes those are the most fun guys to learn about.
The young Cubs righty was among the best pitchers in all of the minors last year. But what does that mean for his future?
With a farm system full of both impact and depth, the Cubs are uniquely positioned to be able to deal from a serious strength.
Whether you call him the top prospect in the system or not, the future for Russell looks blazingly bright.
Arguably the top prospect in baseball, Kris Bryant had a season for the ages in 2014. What’s next? Probably very good things.
The Cubs’ Low-A affiliate wins it all in the Midwest League.
The Kane County Cougars keep on cruising, and are now just one win away from the Midwest League Championship.
There’s only one Cubs affiliate left playing, and they keep on winning.
The Cubs took it to 11 innings, but couldn’t bring it home. They have now been eliminated from the playoffs.
Congrats to the Kane County Cougars, who move on to the Midwest League Championship.