Today is the deadline for setting the 40-man for purposes of the Rule 5 Draft. Feels like the Cubs need to open up some space and protect a few players.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Two of the most intriguing, and debatable, prospects in the Cubs’ system.
A round-up of the Cubs’ prospects performances. Also, how Jorge Soler bested Dan Vogelbach in a display of power.
He got votes! That’s all that matters, really. Right?
They tend not to be a rumor hotbed in the way the GM and Winter Meetings are.
A couple of prospects in transition, for different reasons.
Anthony Rizzo had a great rookie year, but he didn’t get any votes in Rookie of the Year balloting for his trouble. Probably fair, but it would have been nice.
The forgotten second baseman and the forgotten reliever?
For those inclined to embrace the “Clown Kenney” persona, prepare yourself for a new arrow in the quiver.
The more we learn, the more it looks like the Cubs weren’t the problem. Also, Logan Watkins is raking in the AFL.
They paid handsomely for the privilege, so losing out is a good side/bad side kind of thing. Also, an update on the wonky site issues from Thursday/yesterday.
More surprises, and a healthy write-up on a number of prospects.
Why did Albert Almora get the top spot on the Cubs’ prospect list from Baseball Prospectus?