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Cubs Draft Loads Up with 27 Arms and Some Toolsy Position Players

Transparency has been an essential trait of Cubs management for the past five years. Director of Scouting Jason McLeod pronounced their strategy for this year’s draft last week when he said that the Cubs were going to target pitching throughout the draft. In addition, McLeod wanted his scouts to focus more on performance than upon physical […]

Thomas Hatch

A Year Removed, Grading the 2016 Draft

The 2016 Cubs draft class has to be the hardest class of the Theo Epstein era to evaluate. First, they didn’t have a first round pick. Second, it’s only been a year. And third, there are several prospects who have yet to even to play above Rookie Ball in Mesa. I think to get a good […]