Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Tony Thomas

The Cubs selected Tony Thomas in the third round of the 2007 draft. Thomas opened a lot of eyes while at Florida State. Thomas hit for a .430 average with a .948 OPS and 31 stolen bases all while leading the NCAA in runs, doubles, and total bases. Thomas fell to the third round in […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Matt Camp

The Chicago Cubs picked Matt Camp in the 13th round of the 2006 draft. Camp is having a solid year for the Iowa Cubs hitting .305/.365/.362/.726. With a slugging percentage of only .362 you might wonder what is so special about Matt Camp. He is the definition of utility man. Matt hasn’t played first base, […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Ty Wright

The Chicago Cubs drafted Ty Wright in 2007 out of Oklahoma State in the seventh round. The 25-year old outfielder has been an RBI machine so far this year … 42 RBI in 43 games. Wright has eight home runs, 14 doubles and scored 34 runs. Wright has shown a little patience at the plate […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Hak-Ju Lee

The Cubs signed Hak-Ju Lee as a non-drafted free agent out of Korea in June of 2008. Lee is an extremely speedy shortstop with plus range, a plus arm and good contact skills at the plate. Lee injured his elbow before coming to the United States and had Tommy John Surgery, which delayed his professional […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Matthew Spencer

The Chicago Cubs acquired Matthew Spencer from the Oakland A’s last winter along with Jeff Gray and Ronny Morla for Aaron Miles and Jake Fox. The Philadelphia Phillies selected Spencer in third round (113rd overall) of 2007 draft. The Phillies traded Spencer along with Adrian Cardenas and Josh Outman to the A’s on July 17, […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Rafael Dolis

The Chicago Cubs signed Rafael Dolis as a shortstop out of the Dominican Republic in August of 2004. The twenty-two year old right-hander started pitching in 2006 at the age of 18. Dolis’ development has been slowed by Tommy-John surgery … he missed the entire 2008 season. Dolis has potential to be a top-notch starter, […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Brandon Guyer

The Cubs drafted Brandon Guyer in the fifth round, the 157th overall pick, in 2007. Guyer posted a .282/.339/.385 line with 28 doubles, five triples, three home runs and 30 stolen bases (caught seven time) last season. Guyer played in 130 games between Daytona (High A) and Tennessee (AA). Guyer made the jump from Low-A […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Jay Jackson

The Chicago Cubs drafted Jay Jackson in the ninth round (281st overall pick) of the 2008 draft. Jackson posted an 8-7 record in 24 games with Daytona, Tennessee and Iowa in 2009 … with a 2.98 ERA and a 1.22 WHIP. The 22-year old right-hander struck out 127 batters in 127 innings with only 46 […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: D.J. LeMahieu

The Chicago Cubs selected D.J. LeMahieu in the second round (79th overall) of the 2009 draft. LeMahieu opened a lot of eyes in a short time in pro ball last season … and is one of the many fine middle infield prospects in the Cubs’ system. LeMahieu is currently in Florida State League with the […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Blake Parker

The Chicago Cubs are looking to solidify their bullpen and Blake Parker has a lot of experience pitching late in games. Parker was drafted by the Cubs in the 16th round in 2006, but he wasn’t drafted as a pitcher. In 2006 he played first base, third base, and catcher. He struggled at the plate, […]