Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Starlin Castro

Highly touted prospect Starlin Castro will likely make his major league debut at some point this season. Castro is 6’1″, 180 pounds and turned 20 years old on March 24. Last year between High-A and AA, he hit .299/.342/.392/.734. Castro also finished sixth in the Arizona Fall League with a .376 batting average … his […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Casey Coleman

The Chicago Cubs selected Casey Coleman in 15th Round (461st overall) of the 2008 draft. The 22-year old 6′, 190-pound right-hander hits from the left side of the plate. The Cubs 2009 Minor League Pitcher of the Year was compared to Greg Maddux over the winter by Ryne Sandberg.

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Ryan Flaherty

Flaherty, is versatile and powerful. Meet Ryan Flaherty the Cubs first round 41st overall pick (supplemental draft pick the Cubs received for Jason Kendall) from 2008, drafted out of Vanderbilt as a shortstop. The 23-year old 6’3″ 200 pound Flaherty, bats left-handed and throws right-handed. Baseball America ranked Ryan Flaherty as the ninth best prospect […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Andrew Cashner

This guy can bring the heat. Andrew Cashner was the Chicago Cubs first round (19th overall pick) in the 2008 draft. The 6’5″, 185 pound right-handed Texan turned 23 last September 11. Andrew Cashner features a mid-90’s fastball (that can touch 97-98 mph) and a plus slider (at 87-88 mph) in his arsenal. Cashner was […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Brett Jackson

This guy has amazing speed! Brett Jackson was the Cubs first round (31st overall pick) in the 2009 draft. The twenty-one year old Jackson is a 6’2″, 210 pound left-handed hitting and right-handed throwing centerfielder. Brett is very athletic with solid overall body strength, and projects to be a starter in the majors. He is […]

Chicago Cubs Prospect Profile: Darwin Barney

Darwin Barney is a 24-year old right handed shortstop drafted by the Cubs in 2007. Barney is ranked 18th in the Cubs farm system by Baseball America and 15th by Baseball Prospectus. According to Vine Line’s Fifty Nifty Names from the Farm, Darwin has the best baseball IQ among Cubs prospects, and is first in […]