Dakota-Mekkes

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 […]

Vazquez 2018 ST

Outside of the Top 10, the Cubs Have Several Prospects to Watch This Spring

2018 should be an interesting year when it comes to the Cubs’ farm system. The Cubs have five selections in the first 100 picks in the upcoming draft and should able to remake the system quickly. In addition, the Cubs will not have any signing limits when it comes to international free agents, other than […]

Thomas Hatch

The Double-A Test Is Coming for 6 Touted Cubs Prospects in 2018

Advancing to the Class AA Southern League is a huge test for many of the Cubs’ top prospects. It is a place where the prospects are a little bit more polished than the levels before. In the past 10 years, there has been a trend in the majors of players skipping Triple-A after success at […]

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 […]