Posts tagged "Arismendy Alcantara"

Signs Point to a Javier Baez Promotion Soon

Signs Point to a Javier Baez Promotion Soon
I am wrong about a lot of things when it comes to baseball, but occasionally I do manage to get a few things right. Apparently I will be proven right in a statement I made nearly a month ago, when I claimed that Jorge Soler should be a September call-up. Javier Baez’s fate this year... Read more »

How Good is the Cubs Farm System Right Now?

How Good is the Cubs Farm System Right Now?
Thoughts have drifted to challenge historically great farm systems not just the best #Cubs farm system ever pic.twitter.com/0px0dRopsY — dabynsky (@dabynsky) July 8, 2014 Poor wording aside, I have been thinking a lot the past few days about where this farm system ranks in Cubs history and in baseball in general. The Cubs landed three... Read more »

Cubs Prospects Q&A with Baseball Prospectus' Jason Parks

Cubs Prospects Q&A with Baseball Prospectus' Jason Parks
I had the pleasure of talking Cubs prospects with Jason Parks, the national prospect/player development writer for Baseball Prospectus. Parks has had much to say lately regarding the Cubs system. Parks recently reiterated his stance that Cubs top prospect Javy Baez should remain at shortstop, and we could possibly see Starlin Castro get moved elsewhere... Read more »
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What Might the Cubs Infield Look Like on August 1st?

What Might the Cubs Infield Look Like on August 1st?
The headline of this post doesn’t exactly communicate what I’d like to speculate on. It *might* end up that uber-prospects Baez and Bryant both crush AAA pitching in July. We *may* see both moved to the major league infield. Castro might be forced to take second from Barney, and on August 1 we could witness... Read more »