And, yes, as the picture indicates, Kyle Schwarber is one of ‘em. Nice.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
How much does the change mean? How much do the walks mean? We won’t know for a while, but it costs almost nothing to find out.
Kickham, himself, was a Cubs waiver claim. So, by way of some maneuvering, the Cubs essentially added a pitching prospect for free.
It might be, which isn’t an insult. Also, a whole lot on non-roster invitees to Spring Training, kicked off by pitching prospect Corey Black.
We know minor league walk rates and strikeout rates matter, but at what levels? And in what relationship to each other?
The front of the rotation is exciting, but the Cubs have a very interesting middle of the rotation, too.
Valaika returns, the Cubs get a couple arms, and a solid back-up-back-up catcher.
Quite a bit to say about a number of top Cubs prospects this week. That’s always fun in January.
The former Cubs reliever will get a chance elsewhere, and it makes me remember a couple things.
The Cubs know they have a potential impact bat in Kyle Schwarber. But does it come from a catcher or an outfielder?
Chambers, 28, was a long-time Cardinals outfield prospect.
No big surprises at the top, but a few differences there in the next tier. So much quality, so much depth.
It’s very legitimate to be excited about getting to see what Bryant can do next year. Just remember, though: he’s young, he’s a prospect, and most guys go through adjustment periods.
Looking ahead to a repeat of sorts in 2015. Also, folks want the Cubs to be good, and farewell to a Cubs pitching prospect.
A good time last night means the Bullets show up a little later than usual. Lefty bullpen stuff, Chris Denorfia stuff, and more.
You’d never advocate blowing the budget in the draft, right? And losing two first rounders for doing it? Probably not, but there’s an interesting angle to discuss.