A crazy first weekend of action in the Cubs’ minor league system,
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
A new feature, taking a look at trends, and bigger picture issues in the Cubs’ minor league system.
Although there were some individual bright spots, each of the Cubs’ four farm teams dropped its opener. Oof.
Your one-stop Cubs minor league shop is back for the 2013 season, courtesy of Luke Blaize.
He’s not much with the bat, but he can play solid defense all over the infield.
The Cubs’ prospect-laden low-A club is now just outside of Chicago. Exciting times, my friends.
That’s a near $3 million increase for the Cubs over 2012, and the Cubs have the second-largest pool in the Draft.
The 28-year-old lefty will head to Iowa and serve as quality outfield depth.
A handful of surprises at the upper levels of the minors.
So much prospect depth down at these lower levels.
Law says Johnson has three promising pitches, but also has some concerning arm action.
The 2010 first round pick never recovered from a serious case of mono.