There are some exciting Cubs affiliate races coming down to the wire.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Soler’s arrival feels like it’s about the middle, or early part of the middle, of the coming wave of prospects.
The Tennessee Smokies have a player who can, quite literally, play every position on the field.
Arizona Fall League Rosters Released: Russell, Edwards, Vogelbach, Hannemann, Cates, Pineyro, Concepcion
A very interesting mix of prospects and Rule 5 eligible guys.
Soler hit his 15th minor league homer last night, and then left for The Show. Let’s watch and adore.
The 17-year-old shortstop is already impressing.
Interesting and humorous thoughts from around the web on Soler’s promotion.
How is the Cubs’ system looking with so many top prospects being promoted? Short answer: still damn good.
He homered again tonight for Iowa, and then was pulled from the game. Let’s dance.
His stats for the week are absolutely mind-boggling. What’s on tap for Schwarber after the season?
It’s not just the homers – there are incredible things to say about these guys’ seasons.
If the Cubs wanted to stick with two lefties in the pen right now, there may not have been a spot for Schlitter.
Each of the Cubs’ affiliates (except one) has a possible playoff story to tell.