Keith Law Has Cubs Taking OF Michael Conforto in Latest Mock Draft

ESPN’s Keith Law posted his latest mock draft with just over 48 hours before the First-Year Player draft begins (Thursday, June 5). And like Jim Callis, Keith Law has the Cubs selecting OF Michael Conforto with the fourth pick in the draft if Brady Aiken and Carlos Rodon are off the board. Law does not […]

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Manny Ramirez, Injury Updates on Edwards and Soler and Cubs News from Down on the Farm

Kris Bryant and Javier Baez continue to make headlines down on the farm, and rightfully so. The top two prospects in the system are producing at the plate, and in Baez’s case, he has shown a lot of improvement after a slow start. There will be a lot of National attention on the Cubs’ system […]

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Baseball America’s Latest Mock Draft Has Cubs Landing Carlos Rodon

With only five full days remaining before the First-Year Player Draft begins on Thursday (June 5), Baseball America and Scout.com released another round of mock drafts. Unlike the last three mock drafts that had the Cubs taking a position player, both Baseball America and Scout.com think the Cubs will select a pitcher with the fourth […]

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Cubs Draft Profile: Tyler Beede

Tyler Beede Position: RHP School: Vanderbilt (College), Junior Bats: R, Throws: R DOB: May 23, 1993 Height: 6-foot-4, Weight: 215 Grades from MLB.com – Fastball: 65 | Curveball: 55 | Changeup: 50 | Control: 45 | Overall: 60 MLB.com uses the 20-80 scouting scale for future tools: 20-30 – well below average | 40 – […]

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Three Possible Position Players for the Cubs in the Latest Mock Drafts

With the First Year Player Draft beginning in under 10 days (June 5), a new round of mock drafts have been posted with three more possibilities for the Cubs with the fourth overall pick. MLB.com’s Jim Callis released his first mock draft on Friday, Baseball America’s John Manuel posted his third mock draft on Sunday […]

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Cubs Draft Profile: Aaron Nola

Aaron Nola Position: RHP School: Louisiana State University (College), Junior Bats: R, Throws: R DOB: June 4, 1993, Height: 6-foot-2, Weight: 170 Scouting Grades from MLB.com – Fastball: 60 | Slider: 50 | Changeup: 60 | Control: 60 | Overall: 60 MLB.com uses the 20-80 scouting scale for future tools: 20-30 – well below average […]

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Three Mock Drafts, Three Possible Picks for the Cubs

With the First-Year Player Draft (June 5) just around the corner, the top talent evaluators in the game have begun releasing mock drafts for the first round selections. The general consensus is the Astros, Marlins and White Sox will take pitchers with the first three picks in the draft, which could leave the Cubs selecting […]

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Draft Preview: Will the Cubs Select a Pitcher or a Position Player in the First Round?

The Rule 4 Draft, or First-Year Player Draft, is a little under a month away (June 5-7) and has been the case, those three days in June will arguably be the most important days of the year for the Chicago Cubs. The front office will make trades before and after the deadline in order to […]

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