AFL breakouts from Vogelbach and Pineyro, thoughts on Russell, Stinnett, Schwarber, Edwards, and more.
Cubs Minor Leagues and Prospects
You know who is on top of the list, but Baez, Alcantara, and Hendricks show up as well.
It’s been a little over a week, with some mixed performances.
Bryant, Russell, and Edwards headline the list, with Almora also making an appearance.
For years, folks have doubted he could succeed, and at each higher level, he just keeps succeeding.
Adding pitching, celebrating players, updating the renovation, and competing in 2015. Plus much, much more.
His receiving skills have improved dramatically since the Draft.
Russell, Vogelbach, and Hannemann, all in action. Also: C.J. Edwards pitches tomorrow … is 2015 a realistic year for his big league debut?
It was just one year ago that things behind the plate were looking grim.
Addison Russell played a full game in Arizona yesterday. Also: Cubs prospect love, and upheaval in Los Angeles and Colorado?
The Steamer projection has Kris Bryant as a breakout offensive player in the big leagues next year.
Edwards, Russell, Vogelbach, Hannemann, Rademacher, Cates, Concepcion, and Pineyro. Plus, pace-of-play experiments.
Schwarber, Almora, and McKinney get the nod from Baseball America.
It’s being “seriously” considered, according to one report. Plus an update on the Cubs prospect injured last year in a car crash.
Why was Underwood a top 20 prospect in the Midwest League by Tseng was not? Well, you can disagree, but there’s an explanation.
Underwood comes in at 18. Although that’s a solid ranking for Underwood, I have to ask: where’s Jen-Ho Tseng?