Once among the top pitching prospects in the organization, Underwood’s ascent has hit some speed bumps in recent years.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
The Padres are going to be seven shades of awful this year. Also: Ian Happ is beasting out.
Moving on up! Happ continues to impress during Spring Training.
Bits on a number of Cubs youngsters who are impressing in Spring Training.
Most were not likely to be making the big league roster at this point anyway.
Only Jimenez and Happ make the cut. Let’s talk about that.
It was a homer-happy win for the Cubs over the Rockies yesterday, with Jon Lester getting in his work.
Watch a couple Cubs prospects crush the ball.
Nice game, young man. He could be a contributor to the Cubs any day now.
Cubs pitchers got smacked around in this one, and the Cubs lost the game late. Still a ton to discuss, though.
Remember how the Cubs took Almora early and then loaded up on pitching? How has it worked out?
The Cubs’ quality young depth in the big leagues creates something of an issue for their upper-level position players. Also: boy do the Cubs have interesting low-level pitching prospects.
The Cubs’ man in charge offers a range of thoughts from the big league roster, to the state of pitching prospects and building a rotation.
Andury Acevedo, Ryan Williams, Daniel Corcino, Gerardo Concepcion, Manny Parra, Fernando Rodriguez head out.