MLB.com unveiled its list of the top 100 prospects in the game on Thursday night. Jim Callis and Jonathan Mayo discussed a majority of the top 50 during a live broadcast on the MLB Network.
The Cubs placed seven players in the top 100 and five of those cracked the top 50 … that is 10 percent of the prospects in the top 50 are in the Cubs’ system.
Javier Baez and Kris Bryant made the top 10. Baez was ranked as the seventh best prospect in the game while Bryant slipped into the top 10 at number nine on the list.
Cubs in MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospects
#7 – Javier Baez, SS
#9 – Kris Bryant, 3B
#18 – Albert Almora, OF
#42 – C.J. Edwards, RHP
#49 – Jorge Soler, OF
#89 – Arismendy Alcantara, 2B
#100 – Pierce Johnson, RHP