Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects


Proposed 2017 MLB Draft Slots Revealed, Cubs Will Reportedly Have $7.1 Million Bonus Pool

Proposed 2017 MLB Draft Slots Revealed, Cubs Will Reportedly Have $7.1 Million Bonus Pool

The Cubs have more than three times as much to spend this year as they did last year.

Eloy Jimenez Ranked the Fourth Best Outfield Prospect in Baseball

Eloy Jimenez Ranked the Fourth Best Outfield Prospect in Baseball

Eloy Jimenez is a stock you want to buy, as his value continues to soar.


2017 MLB Draft First Round Order Set, Cubs Pick Twice

2017 MLB Draft First Round Order Set, Cubs Pick Twice

The Cubs will pick 27th and 30th overall in this June’s draft. That’s quite an improvement from last year.

by January 25, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Jeimer Candelario Ranked the Fifth Best Third Base Prospect in Baseball

Jeimer Candelario Ranked the Fifth Best Third Base Prospect in Baseball

More prospects. Keep ’em coming.

Ian Happ Ranked Third Best Second Base Prospect in Baseball

Ian Happ Ranked Third Best Second Base Prospect in Baseball

It could be a breakout year for Happ.

How They Won: The Eugene Emeralds

How They Won: The Eugene Emeralds

The Emeralds, quite simply, blew away the field in the Northwest League.

by January 23, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Imagining Expansion and Realignment in MLB, Dreaming on Cease, and Other Bullets

Imagining Expansion and Realignment in MLB, Dreaming on Cease, and Other Bullets

Anyone want to see the Cubs and White Sox in the same division?


First Farm System Rankings of 2017 Are Out, and Cubs Aren’t As Low As You Might Fear

First Farm System Rankings of 2017 Are Out, and Cubs Aren’t As Low As You Might Fear

No, the Cubs aren’t in the top half after a couple years of depletion, but only barely.

Cubs Relief Prospect Corey Black, Strikeouts, and an Uptick in Groundballs

Cubs Relief Prospect Corey Black, Strikeouts, and an Uptick in Groundballs

Known for his fastball and his strikeouts, Black may have picked up an additional critical skill in 2016.

by January 20, 2017 Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
FanGraphs Top Cubs Prospects List Out, and Consensus is Forming on the Top Four Pitchers

FanGraphs Top Cubs Prospects List Out, and Consensus is Forming on the Top Four Pitchers

Judging based on these and other recent rankings, the Cubs’ top pitching prospects are Dylan Cease, Jose Albertos, Oscar de la Cruz, and Trevor Clifton, in some order.

Baseball Prospectus Releases Its Top Cubs Prospect List for 2017

Baseball Prospectus Releases Its Top Cubs Prospect List for 2017

The top three look familiar, but after that, things are changed around.

Top Cubs Prospect Eloy Jimenez, BABIP, and Hitting the Ball Really Freaking Hard

Top Cubs Prospect Eloy Jimenez, BABIP, and Hitting the Ball Really Freaking Hard

It’s not hard to dream on Jimenez’s future, given what he’s shown us so far.


After All That, Jose Bautista is Re-Signing with the Blue Jays (No Draft Pick Bump for Cubs)

After All That, Jose Bautista is Re-Signing with the Blue Jays (No Draft Pick Bump for Cubs)

I like to whine about draft pick spots.

Chicago Cubs Claim Righty Dylan Floro Off of Waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays

Chicago Cubs Claim Righty Dylan Floro Off of Waivers from the Tampa Bay Rays

The 26-year-old righty is a very interesting addition to the Cubs’ upper-level depth.

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ, Cease, Martinez, Jimenez, Young, Much More

Cubs Prospect Notes: Happ, Cease, Martinez, Jimenez, Young, Much More

So much Cubs prospect goodness to digest from the Cubs Convention.