- MLB.com came up with it's post season top 100 list and 5 Cubs rank in the top 100: Javier Baez (24), Albert Almora (52), Brett Jackson (74), Arodys Vizcaino (76) and Jorge Soler (77).
- They also ranked the Cubs individual top 20 here.
- In an encouraging sign that the Cubs system performed well, Baseball America tallies up all of their weekly hot sheets and ranks the Cubs 9th out of all MLB teams in terms of placing players on the lists this season. A quick look at some of the teams that rank ahead of them (Diamondbacks, Royals, Rangers, Red Sox) shows how the Cubs are beginning to creep upward in terms of how their farm system is perceived. It's especially noteworthy since the Cubs didn't have a single individual player who made the top 25. This was a group effort.
- In case you missed it, here is CSN's David Kaplan's excellent video on Jorge Soler...
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