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Digging For Diamonds: Four To Watch

I’m taking a break from #TDGX this week to briefly discuss four minor-leagues names I’m particularly higher on than the majority — I see each of these players making significant strides and rising on prospect lists next winter.  718 more words

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The Cubs' Rotation Is A Big Fat Question Mark

The 2014 version of the Chicago Cubs is, by all projections and measures, not going to be very good. The hitting won’t be good. The pitching won’t be good. 913 more words

Cubs farm system ranks second in baseball

Kris Bryant is a big reason why the Cubs have one of the best farm systems in baseball. (Photo by Stephen Green)

The Cubs haven’t fared that well on the field at the major league level for a few seasons now, but they’ve still earned a well-deserved pat on the back for the transformation that’s taken place at the minor league stages. 234 more words

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Levine: Kris Bryant Ready To Advance His Career

By Bruce Levine-

(CBS) Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant will start the season in the minor leagues, but after dominating pitching at two Class A levels in 2013, his ascension to the majors could come as early as mid-summer. 269 more words

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Cubs prospects cover Baseball America's Top 100

Arismendy Alcantara has established himself as a top 100 prospect. (Photo by Rodger Wood)

At this point, fans shouldn’t be surprised to see Cubs farmhands taking up some prime real estate on baseball’s top prospect lists. 350 more words

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Prospect Rankings

Baseball America released their list of top 100 prospects today, making it the last of the major publications to do so. It should come as no surprise that Cubs prospects are plentiful on the list. 71 more words

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