Whether it’s Jonathan Gray’s fastball or Kris Bryant’s power, the Cubs will have a shot at drafting an elite tool.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
It’s been a long, long wait for the promising righty to make his full-season debut, but he did it yesterday.
Checking in on the preseason top ten Cubs prospects … it’s not exactly encouraging. Five injuries, two slumps, and a visa problem.
A whole bunch of minor league roster moves to discuss, and Brett Jackson is back from the disabled list.
The Cubs aren’t missing any Gray/Appel starts, but they’re still considering other players with their top pick.
The Cubs will not draft based on need, so let’s just get that off the table. Also: Arismendy Alcantara is playing some second base.
No one wanted Stewart and his $2 million contract for free.
Yesterday was not a particularly successful day for the minor league teams. At least Javy Baez hit a homer.
After being optioned to Iowa, Stewart had the right to take 72 hours to report. But he was already with the Iowa Cubs … so what’s going on?
Comparing “prospect” stats can be misleading, or underinformative.
The prospect-heavy Cougars keep on winning.
Which youngsters are breaking out this year in the Cubs’ system?
If he can’t throw strikes, then that’s that. Right now, he can’t throw strikes.