Tag: minors

What will happen to talent acquisition when the Cubs actually get good?

What will happen to talent acquisition when the Cubs actually get good?
Let’s start off with the good news in regards on top overall Cubs draft pick Kyle Schwarber:   So…Daytona? MT @kschwarb12 Thank you @KCCougars players, coaches & fans for being great to me in my stay here at Kane County! #cougs — WorldSeriesDreaming (@WSDreaming_Cubs) July 15, 2014   He seems a cool guy and this... Read more »

Stay just a little bit longer, Alcantara

Stay just a little bit longer, Alcantara
Rookie Arismendy Alcantara, who hit his first home run Sunday, will remain with the Cubs through the first series after the All-Star break against the Arizona Diamondbacks.   Sun Times This is the second time that Alcantara’s stay in the big league has been extended a series. I honestly cannot think of a time where... Read more »

Cubs to send 8 players to the AFL

Cubs to send 8 players to the AFL
The Major League season has long been over for the north siders which has us here at WSD looking towards the future. I’ve been wondering which of the Cubs 4 top prospect hitters would get an invite to the Arizona Fall League (AFL) and today I got my answer. Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler... Read more »
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Recapping the future: MLB Futures Game 2013

Recapping the future: MLB Futures Game 2013
I think it’s fair to say that the average Cubs fan focus is definitely on the talent that is coming up through the minor league pipeline. Whether you agree with building for the future or not the plan is definitely slanted for building up the farm. So it figures that the focus on the MLB... Read more »