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The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Prospect Update: 30 to 21

The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Prospect Update: 30 to 21

Some of the Cubs’ young, high-upside arms feature prominently.

by August 12, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Yet Another Albert Almora Headline

Cubs Minor League Daily: Yet Another Albert Almora Headline

It’s kinda hard not to keep focusing on this guy right now.

by August 12, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
MLB Pipeline’s Post-Draft, Post-Deadline Top 30 Chicago Cubs Prospects List

MLB Pipeline’s Post-Draft, Post-Deadline Top 30 Chicago Cubs Prospects List

Familiar faces at the top, and a lot of arms in the back half.

The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Prospect Update: 40 to 31

The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Prospect Update: 40 to 31

The first ten – well, the last ten – in the mid-season update to BN’s Cubs prospects rankings.

by August 11, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Albert Almora Keeps Hitting

Cubs Minor League Daily: Albert Almora Keeps Hitting

How about six straight games with a hit … er, make that, with *multiple* hits.

by August 11, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Prospect Update: Intro, Who Came Off, Where the Prospects Are, More

The BN Mid-Season Top 40 Prospect Update: Intro, Who Came Off, Where the Prospects Are, More

The extensive mid-season prospect drops this week. Who dropped off the list? Where are the best pockets of prospects found?

by August 10, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Minor League Daily: Minor League Jerseys Are Awesome, So Is A Weekend of Highlights

Cubs Minor League Daily: Minor League Jerseys Are Awesome, So Is A Weekend of Highlights

Part of the fun of the minors. Plus, tons of great performances around the Cubs’ farm system.

by August 10, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
This Week In The Minors: The Rising Stock of Albert Almora (And Homer Robbery VIDEO)

This Week In The Minors: The Rising Stock of Albert Almora (And Homer Robbery VIDEO)

Someone has gotten extremely hot at the plate, and he’s been doing it for longer than you may have realized.

by August 9, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Javier Baez Will Play Multiple Positions at Iowa, Might Not Be Up for a While Yet

Javier Baez Will Play Multiple Positions at Iowa, Might Not Be Up for a While Yet

Baez’s work at Iowa continues, and he could yet contribute down the stretch.

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Defense of Albert Almora (VIDEO)

Cubs Minor League Daily: The Defense of Albert Almora (VIDEO)

You know it’s “good,” but it’s worth discussing how good. Because it’s just become obvious at this point.

by August 7, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Prospect Willson Contreras Raking, Named Southern League Player of the Week

Cubs Prospect Willson Contreras Raking, Named Southern League Player of the Week

Contreras is hitting .338/.415/.493 at AA right now while receiving praise for his skills behind the plate.

Cubs Minor League Daily: South Bend Sets A New Attendance Record

Cubs Minor League Daily: South Bend Sets A New Attendance Record

The Cubs’ brand is strong in the Midwest – which could wind up mattering more than you think.

by August 6, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Prospects Jeffrey Baez and Brad Markey Get Player and Pitcher of the Month Honors

Cubs Prospects Jeffrey Baez and Brad Markey Get Player and Pitcher of the Month Honors

A couple less-heralded prospects that you should probably get to know.

Javier Baez Pops a Moonshot Home Run (VIDEO)

Javier Baez Pops a Moonshot Home Run (VIDEO)

The numbers at AAA are impeccable, including an improved strikeout rate.

Cubs Roster Moves: Tsuyoshi Wada and Taylor Teagarden

Cubs Roster Moves: Tsuyoshi Wada and Taylor Teagarden

The Cubs manage to hang on to some very important depth.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Quasi-No-Hitter for Pitching Prospect Erick Leal

Cubs Minor League Daily: Quasi-No-Hitter for Pitching Prospect Erick Leal

Nine innings without allowing a hit. That’s a no-hitter. Except when it isn’t.

by August 5, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Prospect Jeimer Candelario Putting Up Great Numbers So Far at AA

Cubs Prospect Jeimer Candelario Putting Up Great Numbers So Far at AA

The switch-hitting third base prospect is probably going to be the subject of some discussion after this season.

Cubs Minor League Daily: Northwest All-Stars Jimenez, Araujo, and De La Cruz

Cubs Minor League Daily: Northwest All-Stars Jimenez, Araujo, and De La Cruz

The Cubs have a trio of prospects in short-season A-ball who made tonight’s All-Star Game. That, plus the latest scores, performances and awards.

by August 4, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
As Usual, the Cubs Spent Just About As Much As They Could on the Draft

As Usual, the Cubs Spent Just About As Much As They Could on the Draft

Teams can outspend their bonus pools by up to 5% without losing a future draft pick, and, every year, that’s just about how much the Cubs spend.

Cubs Minor League Daily: What If You Had to Consider (Temporary) Life Without Kris Bryant?

Cubs Minor League Daily: What If You Had to Consider (Temporary) Life Without Kris Bryant?

Hopefully Bryant doesn’t miss much or any time, but if he has to, the Cubs have options.

by August 3, 2015 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects

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