Another lottery ticket for the Cubs. High upside, but plenty of risk.
Category: Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Things started out well for the Cubs’ prospects in the Arizona Fall League, but their performances have trailed off a bit.
The most well-known Cubs prospect in 2012, and one of the least well-known.
A sort-of-out-of-the-box suggestion. The Ricketts family is praised, James Russell is evaluated, and Ryne Sandberg is profiled.
A big hitter with a great name, and a guy who threw a no-hitter with two first names.
The versatile prospect destroyed the Northwest League, and is now getting some time behind the plate. Bob Brenly has a new job, and the Tribune is paywallin’.
A number of Cubs players are heading out for Winter ball, giving us some baseball action deep into December. Also, an early look at 2013 Draft bonus pools.
Is Szczur’s presence on the 40-man going to become a problem? Nebraska wants to play some football at Wrigley Field, and Len Kasper does some writing.
This is a serious get for Baker, all things considered.
Do the Cubs have their 4th outfielder for 2013? And is Wang quietly one of the better strikeout pitchers in the system?
A look at the past, present, and future of the Cubs’ pitcher and player of the year in 2012.
The Cubs’ Scouting and Development Chief discusses a number of minor leaguers.
The Cubs’ top prospect comes in for more love, from a variety of sources. Also, the return of Steve Stone?
Some college teams are already interested in playing a game at Wrigley Field. Catcher defense rankings, playoff notes, and super Javier Baez.
Top prospect Javier Baez is the headliner, and is one of the youngest players in the league.
Crap show, The Twitter, eye-ballin’ … but no golly? No cat’s pajamas? Also, the Cubs don’t fare so well on a new prospect list.
A high-level look at the state of the Cubs’ farm system after a 2012 season that saw definite progress.
It’s gonna be an important offseason for the young men, who are expected to start 2013 back at AAA.
Cubs fans were generally willing and prepared to handle 2012. But what about a repeat in 2013?