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MiLB First Half Review – A Few Bright Lights Shine Through

The Cubs’ MiLB system in the first half was not all sunshine, puppy dogs, and rainbows. It was rough at times to watch as a fan, especially in April. Between the cold, the poor hitting, and uneven performances, very few prospects were excelling on the mound or at the plate. Six weeks doesn’t seem like […]

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Day Two Draft Analysis: Cubs Add Some Quality Prospects

The last two years of the MLB Draft saw the Cubs take pitchers with almost 75% of their picks. In 2018, the Cubs are taking a more balanced approach. On Monday night, the Cubs took a shortstop, two outfielders, and one pitcher. This year on day two, the Cubs took a balanced approach selecting four […]

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Young Cubs: The Cubs’ MiLB System Had a Few Surprises in April

Don’t judge the Cubs’ MiLB system on its April won-loss record. Instead, it should always be about development. And for April, several players came up strong like we thought they would. Dakota Mekkes did not allow a run. Alex Lange flashed not one, but two types of curves. Austin Filiere and Jared Young both showed […]