You already know the big names in the Cubs’ system, and you probably already know the next couple tiers, too. But how about some less-heralded, intriguing names?
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Today necessarily led to a whole lot of fun. Since it’s Spring Training, might as well enjoy it.
That is the serious title to a semi-serious post.
More folks are saying Schwarber can stick at catcher, at least part time. Also: C.J. Edwards is really good.
It was as glorious as it sounds.
And the crowd goes ooooooooohhhhhh. Literally.
The Cubs led into the 7th inning, but didn’t hold on. But that’s OK, because JON LESTER!
Albert Almora had a nice Spring debut yesterday, and he’s a prime breakout candidate in 2015.
There shouldn’t be any retaliation concerns, right? Everyone knows this was completely inadvertent.
I love it when the script writes itself. What a start.
Everyone is under contract and good to go. There are no surprises.
The 32-year-old pitcher will compete to be the primary lefty in the Cubs’ pen.
There are a bunch of pitching names to watch in the lower minors, and several of the best could all be in the same rotation.
Bryant and Baez and Soler ripping it up, but also now some video of guys like Albert Almora and Kyle Schwarber.
A top international prospect to whom the Cubs had been very closely connected is now, instead, connected to the Dodgers.
Drake Britton finds himself looking to impress the guys who drafted him — again.
Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler may already be the frontrunners for Rookie of the Year. Obviously it’s crazy early. But that’s what makes it fun.
Everyone understands that there are potential service times issues at play.