Chris Mitchell’s KATOH system has the Cubs fourth, behind the Rangers, Yankees, and Mets.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Fowler’s got a future as a scout when his playing days are over, it seems.
The beefed up list includes a bunch of new entrants for the best farm system in baseball. Plus, a little extra on outfield prospect Eloy Jimenez.
Let’s talk about each homer, and each player’s power stroke.
Some interesting and enjoyable bits on Cubs prospects to get you into the weekend. And a Kris Bryant video that will make you melt.
The best development path for Baez could see him back at AAA Iowa to start the season. Let’s talk about the implications for him, and for the Cubs’ roster.
If and when the Cubs need to dip into the minors to help supplement the roster this year, which players are ready if needed?
It sounds like he’s building up arm strength at this point, though, which is a good sign regarding the severity (or lack of severity) of the issue.
Edwards could realistically start the year at AA or AAA, but just about anything is possible after that.
Bryant support Boras and Cubs ownership simultaneously, and underscored his own maturity.
Identifying issues is sometimes the easiest part of the equation.
The Cubs have added some minor league depth over the past couple weeks.
If you’re looking for an easy, fun way to start looking at swing analysis, FanGraphs has you covered.
You knew it was coming eventually, and it sounds pretty much as you’d expect. And Theo Epstein responds as you’d expect.
Including the two guys at the very top, Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler.
Big righty Tyler Skulina may be someone to watch again this year, and he will probably pitch alongside the guy with the most upside in the system, Duane Underwood.
Please do not offer an argument or a hot take about Bryant and the Cubs until an unless you full understand the rules.
None was expected to make the big league roster, but most are really interesting guys to watch this year.