Cubs Prospect Notes: Nico's Debut, Hatch's Dominance, Young's Power, More

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Cubs Prospect Notes: Nico’s Debut, Hatch’s Dominance, Young’s Power, More

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A few stray Cubs prospect notes for you while you await tonight’s Cubs-Brewers tilt

  • Things got underway last night in the Cubs’ farm system, which meant, among many other debuts, Nico Hoerner got his chance to start taking on his challenging assignment at AA Tennessee, and he walked twice in his five plate appearances. He got a lot of love this week on the prospecting front:

  • The Cubs’ other top positional prospect caught Bryan’s eye:

  • How about Thomas Hatch’s awesome debut start, eh?

  • And one more from Tennessee, where Jared Young already started showing off that still-developing power:

  • Utility prospect (aka, the next David Bote?) Trent Giambrone secured Iowa’s first homer of the year:

  • This is something you already know, but it’s laid out very starkly:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.