Almora recently returned from playing in the Pan-Am Games. He could still be a big part of the Cubs’ future, but it’s a work in progress.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Kyle Schwarber, Gleyber Torres and Billy McKinney lead a new wave of highly touted Cubs prospects.
Happ tore up the Northwest League, so it’s on to full season ball.
By all accounts, Baez looked healthy, fit, and very into the game.
But the performances down on the farm are still impressive, and, for many, it’s the perfect time of year to be breaking out.
Junior Lake, Matt Szczur, Christian Villanueva, and Mike Olt are all performing well at Iowa right now. That could mean help in the future in more ways than one.
Positivity at the big league level yesterday, and a whole bunch more down on the farm.
Great news on Baez’s recovery. Can’t wait to see him back in action.
21-year-old third baseman Jeimer Candelario is a notable prospect, and he gets the bump to AA Tennessee.
Vogelbach might not be ready to return to AA until early August, which would have certain implications for the Cubs.
USA Baseball didn’t win the gold, though, and Almora returns to AA Tennessee.
Some afternoon enjoyment for you. Torres is an 18-year-old shortstop in full season ball, and he made a hell of a play.
The Cubs’ catching prospect figures to catch as many as three times in the next three days.
The Cubs have an infield prospect who just keeps hitting.
The Cubs’ former top prospects have been promoted this year, leaving a question at the top of the heap, and lots of interesting possible answers.
We get to do it all over again. It’s something just a little short of “hooray”, though, isn’t it? Given the circumstances?
Wada said he feels ready to return to the big leagues, and Soriano struck out the side in his inning of work.
Oh minor leagues … also: highlights, scores, etc.
Schwarber would be taking the place of Miguel Montero, who is dealing with a thumb injury.
The Cubs prospects are becoming something of a consensus top three.