Posts in category "Prospect Lists"

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 1-4

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 1-4
We’ve reached Tier 1, a collection of the Chicago Cubs 2016 top prospects. For the most part this group includes advanced hitters who have performed well in minor league action. We hope you all enjoyed our coverage of the Cubs system, as it was as much fun making the list as it was for you... Read more »

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 5-11

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 5-11
Our 2016 Chicago Cubs Top Prospect list continues with the release of prospects 5-11. It’s quite impressive to look at this list and realize how much talent it really has, even without the likes of Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, or Kyle Schwarber. While it’s true that the top talent in the system doesn’t compare to... Read more »

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 12-21

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 12-21
We move on to the second part of the list, Tier 3. In this group there is a mixture of young, unrefined arms with potential as well as high floor players in the upper-minors. The unique part about this system is the amount of depth the Cubs have. Unlike in past years when the Cubs... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 22-30

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Top Prospects 22-30
Our days of teasing you about our 2016 Chicago Cubs top prospect list are finally over. Over the course of the week we will be releasing parts of the list. You will notice that we have changed things up a bit, which Ted touched on in our primer that was released yesterday. Not all lists... Read more »

A Primer to our Top 30 List: Using a Tier-Based Ranking System

A Primer to our Top 30 List: Using a Tier-Based Ranking System
Rather than the usual list you’re use to seeing from us, we’ve decided to tweak the format slightly this year. We’ll still be ranking the prospects in number order, but we will also be placing them in tiers. This allows us and the readers to easily discern the big jumps, in terms of talent, that... Read more »

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Honorable Mentions

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Honorable Mentions
We are back with our next portion of our 2016 Chicago Cubs top prospect list. This time, we are introducing you to our honorable mentions. These are players that have either fallen in our rankings and are now borderline, or are new additions that just missed the cut to the ranked portion of the list.... Read more »
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Chicago Cubs: 2016 Sleepers

Chicago Cubs: 2016 Sleepers
Before we, Cubs Prospect Watch, release our Chicago Cubs top 30 prospect list for 2016 we want to mention some names that we think you should watch out for next season. While none of the players listed below were in consideration for our list, we think there is the potential for them to end up... Read more »

Chicago Cubs Mid-Season Top 20 Prospect List 2015

Chicago Cubs Mid-Season Top 20 Prospect List 2015
We are back with another group effort from the Cubs Prospect Watch team. It has been an eventful season thus far with the call ups of Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, and Kyle Schwarber. You will notice that despite the recent graduations of Kris Bryant and Addison Russell that the Chicago Cubs still have a very... Read more »

Keeping Up to Date on the July 2nd Signings

Keeping Up to Date on the July 2nd Signings
Today is the day 2015-2016 eligibility opens up for International prospects, which includes players from the Dominican Republic, Cuba, Latin America, and Asia. Similar to 2013 where the Cubs blew past their budget by signing players such as Eloy Jimenez, Gleyber Torres, and Jen-Ho Tseng, it appears as if they are doing the same this... Read more »
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Updated #29 & #30 Prospects

Updated #29 & #30 Prospects
With Kris Bryant and Addison Russell nearing the 130 at-bats threshold for officially becoming a rookie, two spots are about to open up on our preseason Top 30.  To update the list, we decided to add two players at #29 and #30 (an updated top 20 will be released during mid-season.)  For now lets focus... Read more »