It is Officially Officially Adbert SZN: The Cubs' Top Pitching Prospect Arrives

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It is Officially Officially Adbert SZN: The Cubs’ Top Pitching Prospect Arrives

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For the first time since Ian Happ two years ago, the Chicago Cubs are welcoming a top prospect into the fold. And it’s a starting pitcher! That’s a first since, what, Kyle Hendricks five years ago?

It’s Adbert Alzolay, and, although he’s not going to start tonight, he’s likely to be used in a starting-like piggyback role behind Tyler Chatwood, so we’re still gonna count this as a starting pitching prospect coming up to join the Cubs.

It’s officially Adbert SZN:

More on the 24-year-old righty here from our prospect guy Bryan, and more on the arrival:

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.