The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.
Kyle Schwarber is moving along quickly.
While fans wait for the Cubs rebuilding process to take shape, they might just get a glimpse into their future with the Kane County Cougars. They became the Cubs Single-A affiliate in 2013.
Chicago has agreed to terms with right-hander Jake Stinnett, its second-round pick.
The money saved can now be used to entice other draftees to sign.
The MLB amateur draft continues today and tomorrow.
The Cubs’ baseball brass knew all along it would end up with Kyle Schwarber, the 21-year-old slugging catcher from Indiana University.
Carlos Rodon and Kyle Schwarber could ascend to the big leagues rapidly.
It’s anyone’s guess what the Cubs will do at No. 4 if the top three pitchers are already off the board.