Putnam has an elbow issue, and Raley appears to be a temporary fill-in.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
One game – even a four-homer game – doesn’t push a guy up the ladder. But Baez might be getting close anyway.
It sounds like it was just a matter of not having his best stuff. It happens. Also Theo Epstein on the minors, and Jim Callis on the Cubs’ top prospect.
The Arizona Cubs’ roster is kinda-sorta out, though it looks like it’s very preliminary.
The big righty has a huge – read: 100 mph – arm, but has been plagued by control issues for years.
Assuming top draft pick Kris Bryant signs, the Cubs are going to be almost unthinkably loaded on the positional side.
The former Cubs third baseman did a lot of tweeting last night that has captured the media’s attention.
All three are college seniors, and all three are expected in Mesa this week for a rookie minicamp.
It’s not an unlucky number right now. It’s the number of Baez-bombs, tops in the Chicago Cubs’ system.
There isn’t much else to say.
Several recognizable names will be starting out at Boise this year, and there are a lot of young kids to watch.
There is a bunch of miscellany related to the post-Draft period about which you might want to be informed.
The righties will presumably head to Arizona to begin transitioning into their professional careers.