A handful of surprises at the upper levels of the minors.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
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.
The 29-year-old righty is a very nice stash at AAA.
Things get a little dicey in the Cubs’ system when you move off of the positional side, but there’s a surprising amount of good-ish depth.
It’s starting to look like there are at least two top-tier college pitchers available.
At the top of the Cubs prospect list, you’re going to find several outfielders. But how’s the depth looking?
The U.S. Consolate has been asking for additional paperwork, and Paniagua’s arrival to the United States has been delayed.
Depth is the operative word when it comes to second base in the Cubs’ system. Usually an organizational spot for busted prospects, the Cubs actually have quality at 2B.
Despite the individual plaudits their top prospects have received, BA is more down on the Cubs overall than some other pundits.
So, I guess that means they’re cut. Putnam is just 25, so hopefully he’ll head to Iowa to and keep working at it.
As little depth as there was at catcher, you’d have to say that shortstop and third base fall at the other end of the spectrum.
Next to the big trio, who might be a guy to watch this year for the Cubs? Also: you can share your thoughts on the Wrigley renovation at a community meeting today.
Other than the obvious Mr. Vogelbach, how is the Cubs’ organizational depth at first base? And dare I even ask about catcher?