Cubs Place Six Players in MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospect List

MLB Pipeline unveiled its list of the top 100 prospects in baseball on Friday night, and the top system in baseball placed six players in the top 100. After Kris Bryant was named the top prospect in the game by Keith Law earlier this week, MLB Pipeline ranked Kris Bryant as the second best prospect […]


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Keith Law’s Top 10 Cubs Prospects for 2015

Keith Law completed his week-long look at the minor leagues Friday with a top 10 prospect list for each organization. And to no surprise, baseball’s best system is led by Keith Law’s top prospect, Kris Bryant. Keith Law ranked Kris Bryant, Addison Russell, Jorge Soler and Kyle Schwarber the top four prospects in the Cubs […]


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Keith Law Tabs Kris Bryant No. 1 Minor League Prospect, Four Cubs Ranked in Top 100

Keith Law released his ranking of the top 100 prospects in the game Thursday. The Cubs landed four players on his list that started with Kris Bryant. According to ESPN’s Keith Law, the best farm system in baseball has the top prospect in the game, Kris Bryant. Addison Russell (4) and Jorge Soler (14) were […]


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The Daily CCO: Tom Ricketts Believes Cubs Will Make Playoffs, Win NL Central Division

Tom Ricketts backed up his All-Star first baseman during a luncheon in Elk Grove Village on Tuesday. The Cubs chairman believes his team will make the playoffs and win the National League Central Division Crown this season. According to the report from Todd Wessell, Ricketts said “all of the stars are lined up for a […]


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Addison Russell Ranked as MLB Pipeline’s Third Best Shortstop Prospect

Addison Russell is considered one of the best young players in baseball. And MLB Pipeline ranked Russell as the third best shortstop prospect in the game behind Carlos Correa (Astros) and Francisco Lindor (Indians). While the scouting grades are pretty similar, Russell slots in just behind Correa and Lindor on most shortstop prospect rankings. Like […]


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Cubs Retain No. 1 Spot in Keith Law’s Farm System Ranking

Armed with arguably the best prospect in the game in Kris Bryant and four of the top 20 minor league players in baseball, the Cubs retained the top spot in Keith Law’s ranking of the farm systems. Last year, Keith Law ranked the Cubs as having the fourth best system in the game and by […]


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MLB Pipeline Ranks Kris Bryant Top Third Base Prospect, Dan Vogelbach Eighth Best First Base Prospect

MLB Pipeline released its ranking of the top 10 third base prospects in the game. And to no surprise, the Cubs’ top prospect Kris Bryant ended up at No. 1 on the list. Kris Bryant finished ahead of Joey Gallo (Rangers), Miguel Sano (Twins), D.J. Peterson (Mariners) and Maikel Franco (Phillies). In 138 games between […]


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Kyle Schwarber: MLB Pipeline’s Third Best Catching Prospect, A Baseball America Top 20 Prospect

MLB Pipeline is rolling out its rankings of the top 10 prospects by position, and a familiar name checked in at No. 3 in its ranking of the best young catchers in the game, Kyle Schwarber. The Cubs first round pick from last June’s Draft impressed at the plate during his pro debut. Schwarber ripped […]


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Rambling about the Cubs while Cubbie Kool-Aid is Flying Off the Shelves

Hello again, everybody.  I hope you are feeling quite fit and fine on the phenomenal Friday. I attended my 10th Cubs Convention last weekend, and I must say, I have never seen anything like it. The hotel was packed, it was mass chaos in many ways, and the vibe was one that has not been seen […]


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The Daily CCO: Phillies Unlikely to Trade Cole Hamels and Cubs News and Notes

The Phillies have been listening to offers for Cole Hamels since at least last summer when the Cubs claimed him off waivers. But teams are not stepping up to pay the high price for Hamels and Ruben Amaro Jr. said Tuesday he doesn’t foresee trading his southpaw. According to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer […]


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