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MiLB Opening Day Is Today – What Are The Names to Know?

Today marks the beginning of the 2018 minor league season for Iowa, Tennessee, Myrtle Beach, and South Bend. Eugene, the two Mesa clubs, and the two Dominican squads begin in June. While spots may be limited—or even almost nonexistent—in Chicago for upcoming prospects, there are still several young players who could make a name for […]

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 […]

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South Bend Cubs Rotation Could Be Something Very Special

With just one week left in spring training, the rotation for the South Bend Cubs is pretty well set. It is mostly a collection of arms who pitched for the 2016 Northwest League champion Eugene Emeralds. Most Cubs fans might focus only on top prospect Dylan Cease, but there are other arms who are equally exciting […]