Updated Cubs Top Prospects List

In Commentary And Analysis by myles10 Comments

Around a month ago, dmick and I updated our Cubs Top Prospects list. It's way too early to reassess any of those player's impact, but we have quite a few new prospects that would make the Top 20 list now. I'm going to repost that list with new players inserted and bolded. Javier Baez 9F Kris Bryant 9G Jorge Soler 8.5E Arodys …

John Sickels’ 2013 midseason top 75 prospects

In aside by dmick891 Comment

Law came out with his earlier today and now it's John Sickels of Minor League Ball's turn. Below are the top Cubs prospects.  14. Javier Baez 18. Albert Almora 23. Jorge Soler 57. Arismendy Alcantara His list does not include 2013 draftees. 

Jonathan Mayo’s top 100 prospects (and top 20 Cubs prospects)

In aside by berselius5 Comments

Despite promoting top prospects Anthony Rizzo and Brett Jackson this year, the Cubs still managed to land five guys on Mayo's top 100 list. (EDIT: Apparently Jackson still qualifies for the list) For those too lazy to click through Javier Baez (24) Albert Almora (52) Bert Jackson (74) Arodys Vizcaino (76) Jorge Soler (77) Cubs top 20 Top 100

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Baseball America Top 100 Prospects

In Minor Leagues by dmick89176 Comments

Baseball America has released their annual top 100 prospects and 4 Cubs are on it. The prospect lists I always look forward to are those by Baseball America. It seems in recent years that a dozen people have tried to capitalize on the increasing interest in prospects and have come up with their own lists. I'm sure some of them …

My Top 2012 Cubs Prospects, Part 1

In Minor Leagues by Obstructed View Staff37 Comments

Following the Cubs minor leagues in 2012 is probably going to be more fun than following the big league team. Hopefully it will be more rewarding than what we're likely to see from the 2012 Cubs. Each year several sources release their top prospect lists. We talk a lot about them here and I thought I'd take a stab at …

Midseason look at the Cubs top prospects, part 4

In Minor Leagues by dmick89113 Comments

Over the last week we’ve looked at the top 20 Cubs prospects according to John Sickels and how they’re performing this season. We’ve also looked at 15 or 16 additional players worthy of some discussion for one reason or another. Many of the 2010 draft picks, especially the high school ones, have very little playing time to their name. Few …

Midseason look at the Cubs top prospects, part 3

In Minor Leagues by dmick89119 Comments

We’ve taken an extensive look at the top 20 Cubs prospects this season by Sickels so it’s time to look at some others who weren’t ranked. John Gaub Gaub is coming of a season in which he walked almost a batter per inning and allowed a tons of runs, but this season he’s been pretty good. His strikeouts are through …

Midseason look at the Cubs top prospects, part 2

In Minor Leagues by dmick89143 Comments

A few days ago we looked at Sickel’s Cubs prospects ranked 11-20 entering the season and how they’ve done so far. This time we’ll look at the top 10. 10) Alberto Cabrera, RHP, Grade C+: Another live arm that needs polish. Cabrera made 9 starts for AA Tennessee and then was promoted to Iowa. I’m pretty sure the only reason …