Although there were some individual bright spots, each of the Cubs’ four farm teams dropped its opener. Oof.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Your one-stop Cubs minor league shop is back for the 2013 season, courtesy of Luke Blaize.
He’s not much with the bat, but he can play solid defense all over the infield.
The Cubs’ prospect-laden low-A club is now just outside of Chicago. Exciting times, my friends.
That’s a near $3 million increase for the Cubs over 2012, and the Cubs have the second-largest pool in the Draft.
The 28-year-old lefty will head to Iowa and serve as quality outfield depth.
A handful of surprises at the upper levels of the minors.
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.