The Cubs’ top youngster in 2015? Could it be Soler? Also, more on Maddon’s visit to PR, and an in-person look at the goings on in Mesa.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Vogelbach performed well at High-A in 2014, but he’s really going to have to hit in 2015 if he’s going to stay up there on the radar.
Griggs may do some great things on the field this year, but he probably won’t top this.
Well that’s just awesome.
Albert Almora may not have a superstar ceiling, but nothing that happened in 2014 derailed his realistic future role: quietly excellent regular.
It could be a good fit for the Cubs’ organization, overall, but, then, how much can you really project that stuff this far in advance?
Digging deep into the system to find some more guys to watch out for this year.
Have any recommendations for the new ursine addition to the Cubs family?
Two very different stories and projections, but each comes with no risk, and some potential value.
And, yes, as the picture indicates, Kyle Schwarber is one of ‘em. Nice.
How much does the change mean? How much do the walks mean? We won’t know for a while, but it costs almost nothing to find out.
Kickham, himself, was a Cubs waiver claim. So, by way of some maneuvering, the Cubs essentially added a pitching prospect for free.
It might be, which isn’t an insult. Also, a whole lot on non-roster invitees to Spring Training, kicked off by pitching prospect Corey Black.
We know minor league walk rates and strikeout rates matter, but at what levels? And in what relationship to each other?
The front of the rotation is exciting, but the Cubs have a very interesting middle of the rotation, too.
Valaika returns, the Cubs get a couple arms, and a solid back-up-back-up catcher.