A measured take on what could be coming for the Cubs. Also: Alcantara in winter ball, Maddon mud, and more.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Was it a flash of the guy he could be for the Cubs in 2015?
Who stays? Who goes? How many changes will Joe Maddon want to make on the staff?
Top tier prospect talent and quality results all year did the trick. The Cubs also had the top minor league team, the Kane County Cougars.
It’s basically the AFL All-Star Game, which is played this Saturday. Also: a hot stove scouting report on Jon Lester.
It’s still hard to deal with yesterday’s news, especially if you’re trying to do it the “right” way.
It rhymes with Fiss Pyant. That sounds like the lead character in a really bad detective novel. Don’t mess with ole Fiss.
It’s going to be an interesting year for Russell and the Cubs, especially if he produces and everyone stays. I’m already antsy.
There’s no injury. It was just time for his offseason to begin.
It sounds like a strong possibility, and it could give Baez a chance to workshop some things.
The new primary logo, in particular, is fantastic. Very Minor League in the absolute best sense.
How much more valuable is an average defensive third base Bryant than an average defensive left field Bryant?
One of the deeper Cubs prospect dives you’ll see, and very much worth your time today.
The Cubs’ AA affiliate sent out a teaser this weekend, and I can’t help but wonder what’s up.
After the draftees made their professional debuts this season, does the Cubs’ draft still rate well? Yes. It does.
That’s what one projection says. Even if that’s true, does it really change anything?