The conversation reaches all the way to the top.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
There’s a chance that 18-year-old Eloy Jimenez will open the season with Low-A South Bend. Want.
No real surprises in this one, though Ortiz and Parker had outside shots at making the bullpen.
Epstein told Dave Kaplan: “I have never once put a young prospect on an Opening Day roster when he had to make his Major League debut.”
The star third base prospect is expected to make his debut in the outfield tonight against the Angels.
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.
Boras believes the integrity of the game is damaged when the best players aren’t on the field. The issue here is much broader than Bryant.
You simply can’t stop him this Spring. Plus a bonus discussion of Albert Belle.
Chris Mitchell’s KATOH system has the Cubs fourth, behind the Rangers, Yankees, and Mets.
Fowler’s got a future as a scout when his playing days are over, it seems.
The beefed up list includes a bunch of new entrants for the best farm system in baseball. Plus, a little extra on outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez.
Let’s talk about each homer, and each player’s power stroke.
Some interesting and enjoyable bits on Cubs prospects to get you into the weekend. And a Kris Bryant video that will make you melt.
The best development path for Baez could see him back at AAA Iowa to start the season. Let’s talk about the implications for him, and for the Cubs’ roster.
If and when the Cubs need to dip into the minors to help supplement the roster this year, which players are ready if needed?
It sounds like he’s building up arm strength at this point, though, which is a good sign regarding the severity (or lack of severity) of the issue.
Edwards could realistically start the year at AA or AAA, but just about anything is possible after that.
Bryant support Boras and Cubs ownership simultaneously, and underscored his own maturity.