Category: Infielders

Cubs Den Top Prospect Audit: Corner Infield

Cubs Den Top Prospect Audit: Corner Infield
Top Prospects Christopher Morel doesn’t swing at everything, but aggressive is certainly an apt description of his current approach at the plate. Thankfully, the 20-year old also shows good barrel control, allowing him to square up pitches even when reaching out of the zone to get to them. He did make strides on waiting for... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 18

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 18
AUTHOR’S NOTE: For the first time in ten years of covering winter baseball, it appears a Cubs prospect will not be involved in either the playoffs or the Caribbean World Series. Further, it appears that any representation that the Cubs had in the Australian Baseball League is now over. It has been the decision of... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 17

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 17
Good morning! All the action in the off-season leagues this past week was Down-Under, as playoffs eliminated the opportunities for many Cubs prospects. For more scores and highlights, take a look inside. Australian Baseball League Canberra Cavalry After a week off due to the serious brushfires in Australia, Canberra was back in action on Wednesday... Read more »
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Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 16

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 16
Good morning! It was a somewhat abbreviated week of action in the off-season leagues due to the holiday and playoffs in the Dominican Republic, the Mexican Pacific League, Roberto Clemente League, and the Venezuelan Winter League. To see how the Cubs’ prospects are doing at the start of the new year, take a look inside! Roberto Clemente... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 15

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 15
Good morning! It was a somewhat abbreviated week of action in the off-season leagues due to the holiday and the beginning of the playoff round-robin in the Dominican Republic. To see how the Cubs’ prospects are doing as we go into the new year, take a look inside! Roberto Clemente League Cangrejeros de Santurce It... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 14

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 14
Good Morning! As we head into the holidays, pitching steps to the front of the line in the off-season leagues. Some of the Cubs’ pitching prospects put forth good efforts, while there is an emerging player coming out of Australia. For more, take a look inside, and Happy Holidays! Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas It... Read more »
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Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 13

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 13
Good Morning! This week saw a lot of comings and goings in the off-season leagues, as the Cubs bid goodbye to Carlos Sepulveda and Vimael Machin while welcoming Jerrick Suiter and Trevor Megill. Meanwhile, some other Cubs had their winter debuts this week. To see how everything now stacks up, take a look inside! Dominican Winter... Read more »

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 12

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 12
Good Morning! Extra innings and extra base hits were part of the action in the off-season leagues this past week, as well as some eye opening pitching performances. For more of the highlights. take a look inside! Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas The week started for Cibaenas with a game that looked like neither the... Read more »

A look at the Cubs current infield depth

A look at the Cubs current infield depth
Incumbents Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Javier Baez There isn’t much to say about this trio. Rizzo has shown no signs of slowing down, even if he is prone to a bad month each season and needs the occasional week off to rest his back. Injuries have interrupted seasons for both Bryant and Baez, but both... Read more »
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Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 11

Cubs in the Off-Season Leagues – Week 11
Good morning! There was an abbreviated schedule in the off-season leagues this past week due to the holiday and weather. However, there were some good performances in both the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. For more, take a look inside! Dominican Winter League Aguilas Cibaenas The week began with Cibaenas tallying 3 runs in the second... Read more »