Baseball America’s Top 30 Cubs’ Prospects

Baseball America’s 2009 Prospect Handbook made its way to the bookshelves last week. After spending the off-season tracking the different publications and their thoughts on the Cubs’ minor league system, the industry standard put their final stamp on the top prospects of the Cubs’ organization leading into Spring Training. BA’s Top 10 was released on […]

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Baseball America’s Top Cubs Prospects for 2009

Baseball America unveiled their list of the Cubs top prospects for the 2009 season along with which players possess the best tools in the organization on Monday. Only three players remain in the top ten from a year ago. Names such as Ryan Flaherty, Hak-Ju Lee and Jay Jackson have replaced the likes of Sean […]

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Another Look at the Cubs’ Top Prospects of 2009

Scout.com released their annual list of the Cubs’ top prospects on Monday. The first of a two-part feature focused on the players they feel are the top 10 in the Cubs system. Scout.com is the third publication to release a list of the Cubs top prospects for 2009….Baseball America is scheduled to release their look […]

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Minor League Ball’s Top Cubs Prospects

A couple of weeks following the release Baseball Prospectus’ top Cubs prospects list, John Sickels from MinorLeagueBall.com has unveiled his top 20 list of the Cubs’ prospects, along with a few honorable mentions. Baseball America’ top prospects in the Cubs system is due to be released on January 12th. Josh Vitters once again is tops […]

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Minor League Report – 06/02/08

The CCO’s Minor League Report returns from a long break on the Monday before the 2008 Draft. The Cubs have the 19th pick in the first round on Thursday and the 41st pick as compensation from the Brewers for signing Jason Kendall in the off-season. ESPN is predicting the Cubs will take Alex Meyer, 6’7″ […]

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A Look In at the Prospects Watch

With the first two months of the Minor League season nearly in the books, let’s take a look back at a few of the Cubs top prospects. Before the season started, I compiled a list of 10 Prospects to Watch. How have those players performed so far this season? For this article, I’m going to […]

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Minor League Report – 04/18/08

The Iowa Cubs had a better week and so did the Tennessee Smokies. The Daytona Cubs lost three in a row before beating the Palm Beach Cardinals in 10 innings on Thursday, 1-0. Sean Gallagher had a good week, despite losing on Thursday night to New Orleans, 5-1. Gallagher gave up 3 runs on 7 […]

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Prospect Spotlight – Dae-Eun Rhee

From time to time this season, the CCO will profile a player from the Cubs’ minor league system. Dae-Eun Rhee garnered attention in the off-season after Baseball America named him the 16th best prospect in the Cubs’ organization. Rhee made the Peoria Chiefs’ roster and has had a solid start to his first season pitching […]

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Minor League Rosters and Cuts Announced

The Cubs recently announced the Opening Day rosters for each of their farm teams as well as a few notable cuts. A couple of highly touted prospects received their assignments for the new season that begins this week. Jeff Samardzija, Donald Veal and Tyler Colvin will start the year in Double-A. Jose Ceda will start […]

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10 Prospects to Watch

These are no particular order, just prospects to keep your eye on. I’m limiting this list to players with no Major League experience. So guys like Geovany Soto, Kevin Hart and Sean Gallagher are not going to be on it. Also, I divided up the slots so it would be 5 hitters and 5 pitchers. […]

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