Prospect Day: The Chicago Cubs’ Top 10 Prospects for 2016

Earlier today, the BP Prospect Team released the Cubs’ top 10 prospect list, and BP Wrigleyville’s Editor-in-Chief Rian Watt ranked the Cubs’ top talent under the age of 25. The full writeup can be found on the main site, but we thought you’d enjoy a short preview here. The State of the System: This is […]


The Still-Exciting BP 101: Cubs Place Six

On the last day of the 2014 season, the Cubs won a meaningless game against the Brewers in Milwaukee, and all of Cubsdom quickly turned its thoughts to free agency and the waves of top prospects that were sure to finally grace the friendly confines come spring. The 2015 BP Top 101 Prospects list, then, was a […]


A Look at the Past, Present, and Future of Junior Lake and the Cubs

Lost in the wealth of young Cubs talent like Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Javier Baez, and Arismendy Alcantara are some of the other players of their generation. Junior Lake typifies this crowd, which also included former Cubs Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters—players best left forgotten. What shouldn’t be readily forgotten is how hot Lake’s 2013 […]

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Young Cubs: Movin’ On Up, The Reign of Ivan, and Tennessee’s Other Catcher

Hello, readers. Just as quickly as I mentioned the possibility of promotions beginning to happen, Billy McKinney received his call up to Double-A. He deserves it and I’m excited to see what he’ll do with the opportunity. Several other players received promotions as a consequence of this move, and so the season promotions/demotions has officially […]


Young Cubs: Billy The Kid Does it Again, The Null Hypothesis, And a Non-Fiction Underwood

Hello, readers. Welcome again to “Young Cubs”! Finals are over and now only the summer session stands between me and receiving my undergraduate degree! Now that the main portion of my year is over and my finals are behind me, I will have even more time to devote to bringing you the best possible coverage […]