Articles by: Luke Blaize


Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Middle Infield

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Middle Infield

Although it may not be quite as strong as third base, the Cubs’ middle infield set of prospects is outstanding.

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Third Base

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Third Base

Effusive and deserved praise for the Cubs’ stockpile of talent at third base.


Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Right-Handed Pitching

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Right-Handed Pitching

The Cubs don’t get a lot of love for their pitching depth, but, man, they really should. This could be a huge year.

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Left-Handed Pitching

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Left-Handed Pitching

Pitching, in general, has improved in the Cubs’ system, but the left-handed side of the equation isn’t looking strong.

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: First Base

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: First Base

There’s almost no first base depth in the Cubs’ system, but it turns out there’s no real concern there.

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Catcher

Chicago Cubs Prospect Organizational Depth: Catcher

No one will argue that catching is the strength of the Cubs’ system, but it might be better than we think.

Prospects Progress: Stephen Bruno (And a Series Wrap-Up)

Prospects Progress: Stephen Bruno (And a Series Wrap-Up)

A player emblematic of what this series is all about serves as the closing chapter.

by February 7, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Prospects Progress: Arismendy Alcantara

Prospects Progress: Arismendy Alcantara

The expected starting second baseman at AAA Iowa has gotten a lot of love in the last year.

by February 5, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Prospects Progress: Corey Black

Prospects Progress: Corey Black

Although he’s a smaller guy, Black can pump it up there with the best of ’em. Future reliever? Maybe not.

by January 28, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Prospects Progress: Rubi Silva

Prospects Progress: Rubi Silva

An upper level outfield prospect you aren’t hearing much about.

by January 22, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Prospects Progress: Jeimer Candelario

Prospects Progress: Jeimer Candelario

Remember when third base was a vacuum in the Cubs’ system? Definitely not anymore.

by January 17, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

Prospects Progress: Albert Almora

Prospects Progress: Albert Almora

Almora is one of the top prospects in the Chicago Cubs’ system for a good reason.

by January 8, 2014 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Prospects Progress: Jorge Soler

Prospects Progress: Jorge Soler

The leg injury really dampened what was shaping up to be a very impressive season.

by December 20, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Prospects Progress: Pierce Johnson

Prospects Progress: Pierce Johnson

One of the Cubs’ top pitching prospects had himself a year in 2013.

by December 17, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Prospects Progress: John Andreoli

Prospects Progress: John Andreoli

If you like your outfielders speedy and on-base-y, here’s one to consider.

by December 13, 2013 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects