It’s hard to be annoyed for too long about a loss when you watch these guys having fun.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Cubs Announce Draft Signings: Happ, Kellogg, Berg, Brooks, Machin, Headley, Cheek, Williamson, Mastrobuoni, Amendolare
Happ figures to start his career very soon in Arizona, and work up from there. The others are college seniors, presumably ready to get going.
Short season baseball starts today, which means it’s time to look at Eugene’s roster. That, plus the latest scores and performances.
Bet you didn’t guess that would be his first hit. You did? Oh. You’re so smart.
Medina, 26, was the return in the Welington Castillo trade, and he’s got big upside.
The Cubs are still convinced that Schwarber will catch at the big league level in his future. Well, beyond last night, I mean.
Plus an update on the Cubs’ bonus pool situation, which is looking pretty good so far.
Things in Venezuela continue to deteriorate, and there will be an impact on the way teams scout and sign its players.
His time at AAA has mostly been successful, even if it leaves some questions lingering.
The next big Chicago Cubs prospect is on his way, perhaps much earlier than folks expected. It says a lot about the Cubs, and about Kyle Schwarber.
The Cubs’ top prospect will be up for a little bit before heading to AAA Iowa to continue developing behind the plate.
It’ll be a short-term stint while the Cubs can use his bat, but still: EEEEEEEEEE!!!
Another report has the Cubs among the teams gearing up to spend big this year.
Yes, that is something that happened yesterday in Tennessee’s game. It was the first stolen base of the year for each.
That’ll save the Cubs more than $350,000 to be used elsewhere in the draft.
Draft signing reports will be rolling in. Also, Gleyber Torres had an absurd game yesterday. Plus the rest of the weekend in Cubs minor league action.
Schlitter provides bullpen depth given the load they’ve seen in recent days.
The VSL has been underway for a while, so it is now worth checking in on some of the youngest prospects in the Cubs’ system.