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Posts tagged "Marco Hernandez"

Caribbean World Series Preview

Caribbean World Series Preview
Three and a half months of baseball in the sunny climes of the Caribbean have reduced the number of teams still playing from 27 to just five. With Thursday beginning to the round-robin series, here is a preview of the Caribbean World Series. Cuba: One of the most unpredictable squads in the Caribbean World Series... Read more »

Cubs Position-by-Position Analysis: Shortstop

Cubs Position-by-Position Analysis: Shortstop
A true shortstop is a rare commodity in baseball.  We saw the Diamondbacks give up a premium arm in Trevor Bauer to acquire a good defensive SS in Didi Gregorious.  We’ve seen Texas and Atlanta refuse to give up a young SS (Jurickson Profar and Andrelton Simmons, respectively) for a big bat in Justin Upton.... Read more »

Cubs Minor League Recap: Rizzo with 2 more bombs, Castillo also hits HR, Rhee sharp..

Cubs Minor League Recap: Rizzo with 2 more bombs, Castillo also hits HR, Rhee sharp..
So what do the Cubs do with 2 first basemen who are both playing well.  It was the scenario we all talked about earlier. What if Rizzo and LaHair hit?  It’s a nice problem to have and it’s one the Cubs have right now. Iowa 6- Round Rock 5 We’ll get to Anthony Rizzo in... Read more »
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The Cubs best long-term SS prospect may be the unheralded Marco Hernandez

The Cubs best long-term SS prospect may be the unheralded Marco Hernandez
The Cubs have 22 year old Starlin Castro manning shortstop for the foreseeable future.  They also have high profile prospects Junior Lake and Javier Baez currently playing the position. But the player with the best hope of someday moving Castro to 3B or 2B is a 19 year old SS named Marco Hernandez.  Hernandez is... Read more »