Cubs Top Prospect Watch
Week four saw Ian Happ and Eloy Jimenez join Willson Contreras as some of the top offensive producers in the Cubs’ system. Gleyber Torres is beginning to make some strides, and Ryan Williams appears to be settling down.
Here then, is how the Top Prospects have fared:
- Willson Contreras (C) – .375/.419/.446/.866, four doubles, seven RBI, a stolen base (Iowa Cubs)
- Ian Happ (2B) – .313/.450/.547/.997, four doubles, a triple, three home runs, 15 RBI, three stolen bases (Myrtle Beach Pelicans)
- Eloy Jimenez (OF) – .277/.319/.400/.719, three doubles, a triple, a home run, 11 RBI, two stolen bases (South Bend Cubs)
- Eddy Julio Martinez (OF) – .235/.246/.353/.599, two doubles, two home runs, 11 RBI (South Bend Cubs)
- Billy McKinney (OF) – .214/.302/.250/.552, two doubles, three RBI (Tennessee Smokies)
- Carson Sands (LHP) – 1-0, 14.1 IP, 6.28 ERA, 10 earned runs, seven strikeouts, 1.535 WHIP (South Bend Cubs)
- Justin Steele (LHP) – 1-2, 10.2 IP, 8.44 ERA, 10 earned runs, 12 strikeouts, 2.156 WHIP (South Bend Cubs)
- Gleyber Torres (IF) – .172/.303/.313/.615, four doubles, a triple, a home run, seven RBI, a stolen base (Myrtle Beach Pelicans)
- Ryan Williams (RHP) – 1-1, 13 IP, 4.85 ERA, seven earned runs, eight strikeouts, 1.692 WHIP (Iowa Cubs)
- Mark Zagunis (OF) – .222/.364/.278/.641, three doubles, five RBI, a stolen base (Tennessee Smokies)
All statistics are as of end of play Monday, April 25
In the CCO’s first ever voting, readers chose South Bend outfielder Donnie Dewees as their “wild card” prospect. To find out more about nominating a wild card for next week, see below.
- Donnie Dewees (OF) – .369/.419/.631/1.050, seven doubles, five triples, 13 RBI, six stolen bases (South Bend Cubs)
Nominate a Wild Card
The Top Prospect Watch is taking weekly nominations for a “wild card” player to be followed on a one week basis. Cast your votes in the comments section, and the player with the most votes will be part of the Top Prospect watch next week.