There are no questions about whether this young man will hit at AAA.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Underwood to the DL, Null to High-A, and a new undrafted free agent signing.
Dewees was the Cubs’ second rounder this year, but he’s closer to a first round talent.
Rumor bits to discuss, together with roster moves and frustrating baseball.
You might not know the names yet, because it there are not any huge bonus babies. But there are some intriguing guys to follow.
Roach spot starts tonight in St. Louis, and Medina heads back down after a brief stay.
Pitching prospect Carl Edwards, Jr. is trending up in Iowa and could be a part of the big league bullpen soon.
The 25-year-old righty relies heavily on groundballs.
He’s atop BA’s Prospect Hot Sheet this week, and it’s just the latest great week for a guy who still probably doesn’t get enough praise.
Providing extreme incentives not to finish school is troubling.
Some arms moving up the ladder, plus scores and highlights.
There’s work for Schwarber to do even after his big league stint.
Cubs Announce More Draft Signings: Dewees, Wilson, Rose, Twomey, More (UPDATE: Sizable Bonus for Wilson)
Wilson was the Cubs’ fourth rounder and was a Vanderbilt commit, which means his signing was probably over slot. (UPDATE: Way over slot.)
Two of the Cubs’ best prospects being showcased in an All-Star game of sorts.
Awards and honors keep coming in for Cubs prospects. It’s fun.
The lefty’s status for Saturday is still up in the air, so the Cubs might have to figure out a fill-in option.
Another college hitter the Cubs plucked in the draft last year is having fantastic success in the early going.
It was a pitch that’s really hard to take out of the park, too. And he sent it a long, long way.
The North Florida outfielder was one of the best college bats in the draft, and I suspect the Cubs were very happy he slipped to them in the second round.
No surprise: the Cubs’ organizational approach at the plate is improving by leaps and bounds.