When will the Cubs’ young talent ascend to the major leagues? There are some hints.
No one is compiling elite-level minor league talent like Theo Epstein and company.
Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.
Flashes of promise and ghosts of the past inhabit the Iowa Cubs’ Principal Park.
The Cubs are content with letting Kris Bryant dominate Triple-A this year, too.
The Cubs are intent on sticking to their plan.
That didn’t take long.
Bryant was hitting .355 with 22 homers in 68 games in Double-A.
Theo Epstein also expects Kris Bryant to move up to Triple-A later this season.
It’d be imprudent for a non-contender to let gaudy statistics affect an elite prospect’s timetable.
Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.
The Cubs need a couple power pitchers to reach their ultimate goal.
The White Sox select third overall, while the Cubs will pick fourth.
Bryant is tearing up Southern League pitching at Double-A Tennessee.
Bryant is as polished as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo were when they made their debuts.
Bryant has been named the Southern League player of the week.
Mike has a strange stat line — six homers and 16 RBIs but only 13 hits.
The stock-the-farm system model the Cardinals have used is being mimicked by the Cubs nowadays.
Before the rainbow, there must be rain. And it’s raining right now on Chicago baseball.
The youngsters have been sent back down, giving us a better idea of what lies ahead.