The Cubs have an infield prospect at AA posting a 7.1% strikeout rate and an 18.8% walk rate. Those are not backwards.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
Finally, a big breakout game from Candelario. And Jimenez is holding his own in full-season ball.
Iowa went homer-happy, and the Cubs have many players of the week.
To say that the ball was crushed would be quite an understatement.
A couple Cubs prospects who deserve some discussion.
If you’ve been paying attention around here, you may be able to guess it. But how about the other three guys with an OPS over 1.000?
A monster shot from Almora, and a laser from Happ. Hopefully Contreras is OK.
Bijan Rademacher remains a guy to keep an eye on, and Jeimer Candelario finally went deep.
The Iowa Cubs have the perfect giveaway coming on Monday. They could not have timed it better.
For example, the Cubs signed a $1.5 million pitcher out of Mexico.
Almora has been tearing up AAA in the early going, too.
Bijan Rademacher is on fire. And Gleyber Torres goes oppo for his first homer of the year.
The Cubs’ top pick in the 2015 draft, and one of their top prospects overall, had himself a huge game.