“It” would be the rumor season, and that impacts the farm system. Also: Javier Baez had a good game that included a walk.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The 24-year-old righty was excellent in 2011 before falling off over the last two years.
Could it be that the organization still believes Vitters is the long-term answer at third base?
There is still plenty of time, and plenty of good indicators, including the most important ones at this point in his development.
Albert Almora is coming back, and a number of prospects are heating up.
The Cubs’ 2012 first round pick is recovering from a wrist injury, and appears good to go.
Stewart finally discusses what happened when he was formally demoted to Iowa.
As he demonstrated on a hanging changeup yesterday, it isn’t large. Otherwise, he’s quite good. Also an update on pitching prospect Josh Conway.
Only the jumbo pork tenderloin in Iowa is recognized as a competitor in a MiLB food contest. Come on, other Cubs teams. Also: your weekend update.
Checking in on some of the less heralded Cubs prospects on the season (plus Dan Vogelbach).
Darwin Barney never had a chance, and the Cubs lost a great opportunity to tie the game.
Where is Hayden Simpson now? Also the scores and highlights from yesterday’s Cubs minor league action.
Everyone is still projecting the Cubs to take Appel/Gray at number two, but third baseman Kris Bryant is becoming more intriguing.