Kris Bryant

Addison Russell. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Emma: Projecting The Cubs’ ‘Future Five’

When will the Cubs’ young talent ascend to the major leagues? There are some hints.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2014

Addison Russell. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Have 3 Of Top 7 Prospects In Baseball America’s Updated Rankings

No one is compiling elite-level minor league talent like Theo Epstein and company.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Many Options For Fitting Cubs’ Puzzle Pieces Together

Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: Bryant, Baez And A Weekend In Des Moines

Flashes of promise and ghosts of the past inhabit the Iowa Cubs’ Principal Park.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Epstein Doesn’t See Bryant In Majors This Year

The Cubs are content with letting Kris Bryant dominate Triple-A this year, too.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: ‘Don’t Forsee’ Scenario To Promote Bryant In ’14

The Cubs are intent on sticking to their plan.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Watch: Kris Bryant Homers In Triple-A Debut

That didn’t take long.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Cubs Promote Kris Bryant To Triple-A Iowa

Bryant was hitting .355 with 22 homers in 68 games in Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Epstein: Cubs Have ‘Good Dialogue’ With Samardzija In Contract Talks

Theo Epstein also expects Kris Bryant to move up to Triple-A later this season.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Kris Bryant And Gregory Polanco Are Two Different Movies

It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.

670 The Score–06/11/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Says There’s More Than One Way To Handle Kris Bryant

Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Time For Cubs To Draft A Pitcher And Enter Arms Race

The Cubs need a couple power pitchers to reach their ultimate goal.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox, Cubs Looking For Pitching In Draft

The White Sox select third overall, while the Cubs will pick fourth.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Won’t Be Promoting Kris Bryant Anytime Soon

Bryant is tearing up Southern League pitching at Double-A Tennessee.

06/03/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: It’s Time Kris Bryant Gets The Big League Promotion

Bryant is as polished as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo were when they made their debuts.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2014

Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Kris Bryant Is Raking At Double-A Tennessee

Bryant has been named the Southern League player of the week.

CBS Chicago–05/12/2014

Cubs third baseman Mike Olt. (Getty Images)

Levine: Olt Trying To Establish His Role

Mike has a strange stat line — six homers and 16 RBIs but only 13 hits.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2014

Cubs' Starlin Castro, left, and Cardinals' Matt Holliday. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Aspire To Match Cardinals’ Winning Model

The stock-the-farm system model the Cardinals have used is being mimicked by the Cubs nowadays.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

Wrigley Field. (Getty images)

Baffoe: Chicago Baseball Is Beautiful And Unfair

Before the rainbow, there must be rain. And it’s raining right now on Chicago baseball.

CBS Chicago–03/31/2014

Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Lindholm: Evaluating The Cubs’ Roster

The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

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