The news is good on Almora, at least.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Cubs have a team in Venezuela this year. Did you know that?
He appeared to tweak it in the outfield, and left the game soon thereafter.
It’s Memorial Day, which means something. Also: recapping this weekend’s Cubs minor league action.
An update on the Cubs’ minor league teams AND baseball book/movie recommendations? Nice.
After visiting with Jonathan Gray, the Cubs have very likely done the same with Mark Appel and Kris Bryant.
Cubs Draft Notes: Appel and Gray Still at the Top, Manaea Falling, Youngest Prospects, Draft Details
The latest mock draft has the Cubs taking Mark Appel after the Astros take Jonathan Gray. A deviation from that would be a surprise at this point.
The Iowa Cubs and Tennessee Smokies are trying to help out their brethren from Oklahoma. Also yesterday’s scores and highlights.
Epstein, Hoyer, McLeod, Madison all in attendance. Due diligence is reaching its final stages.
Each of The Big Three were in action yesterday, finally, and each had a notable performance. Also: looking ahead to the second round of the Draft.
Also, thoughts on Shawn Camp’s struggles and the decision to keep/use him.
“It” would be the rumor season, and that impacts the farm system. Also: Javier Baez had a good game that included a walk.
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.