The Cubs’ top prospect comes in for more love, from a variety of sources. Also, the return of Steve Stone?
Category: Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
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?
He beat out some seriously stiff competition.
The Cubs are everywhere on Baseball America’s NWL prospect list.
His errorless streak ends three outs shy of a new record. Of course it does.
Each had an excellent season for the AA Tennessee Smokies.
It hasn’t really shown up on the stat sheet, though. Dale Sveum rues another bone-head play, and Albert Almora digs video.
Coming off of Tommy John surgery in March, the Cubs aren’t planning to push Vizcaino to the limits next year.
Albert Almora, Jorge Soler, and Dan Vogelbach come in for some love.
A FanGraphs write-up on a number of the top youngsters who played for the Hawks this year.
The Cubs’ President offers insight on the development process, in light of the Cubs’ switch in affiliations.
Some of the organization’s top prospects will now be just 45 miles west of Chicago.
The Cubs’ Low-A affiliation is expected to change to Kane County.
Jorge Soler is just one of many big names who’ll be participating in instructionals for the Cubs.