Putting it bluntly, the Cub's major league club is bad. In fact, former Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano said it best a few years back with this gem of a quote "We Stinks!" ( You can see the video below.)
With the Cubs chances of being competitive in 2014 looking bleak as well, let's look at 2015. Keep in mind, this is a rough idea of what the Cubs could look like. Many things can and will happen within the next year. I will do position players today and pitcher staff tomorrow.
2015 Projected Linup
CF Albert Almora
SS Starlin Castro
1B Anthony Rizzo
3B Kris Bryant
2B Javier Baez
RF Jorge Soler
LF Junior Lake
C Wellington Castillo
That lineup is scary. The infield has the potential to hit for a lot of power.
It is important to understand that inevitably, not all these prospects are going to be superstars. Even in the the event that a couple of these prospects are complete busts, the Cubs would then supplement any holes via the free agent market. Theo has said multiple times that the front office is open to spending on free agents when the time frame makes sense.
Another thing to consider are second tier prospects not mentioned.
Hopefully in a couple of years the Chicago Cubs will garner more attention than the Boise Hawks or Tennessee Smokies. The future is bright.