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What Cubs Prospects Need to Work on this Season to be Successful

What Cubs Prospects Need to Work on this Season to be Successful
Earlier this week we posted an article that took a look at which Cubs prospects are ready to rise and which are ready to just wake up. It was a group exercise that let everyone express their own opinions. Now, we’re back with a similar exercise, but this time we took a look at what... Read more »

Which Cubs Prospects Are Ready To Wake Up In A Big Way

Which Cubs Prospects Are Ready To Wake Up In A Big Way
Every year there are prospects that take the next step. Maybe it’s a player that has been around a while, but hasn’t quite lived up to expectations. Or maybe, it’s a player that hasn’t really been on anyone’s radar all that much and is finally ready to make a name for themselves. We’ve taken a... Read more »

Cubs March 17th Game Notes

Cubs March 17th Game Notes
With many of the Cubs’ Spring Training games on TV broadcast from here on out, we’re going to try to give you our daily observations and points of interest following each game, so stay posted for some daily nuggets. Schwarber Going into yesterday’s ballgame, I was excited to be able to watch Schwarber work behind... Read more »
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Cubs Prospects Continue Prominence

Cubs Prospects Continue Prominence
The Chicago Cubs fanbase was treated to a new wave of young talent starting in 2014 and carrying over into the 2015 season. Javier Baez and Jorge Soler supplied the first taste of what was about to be. Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, and Addison Russell brought home what the farm system had been building up... 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 »

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 »
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Chicago Cubs: The Center Field Question

Chicago Cubs: The Center Field Question
Two storylines have been vying for center stage in the North Side of Chicago this offseason: free agent pitchers, and free agent center fielders. Certainly these two positional needs are not exclusive of one another, as a trade for young pitching would likely see the Cubs parting ways with a high profile outfielder, thus increasing... 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 »

State Of The Cubs, Post-2014 Edition

State Of The Cubs, Post-2014 Edition
With another season in the books, now is a good time to take a look at the Chicago Cubs organization and discuss some thoughts and expectations about the season that was and what to expect going forward. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have now been in charge for three years, and the “implementation” phase of... Read more »
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MLB.com announces Top 50 Prospects, Five Cubs Make the List

MLB.com announces Top 50 Prospects, Five Cubs Make the List
Right around the time the non-waiver trade deadline rolls around, every prospect website comes out with their mid-season top prospect list. (You can catch ours here). On Sunday, it was MLB.com that used an hour show on MLB Network to announce their Mid-Season Top 50 Prospects. As you would expect, the Cubs young stars were all... Read more »