About Jackson Scofield

I cover the minor leagues for World Series Dreaming. You probably don't read my articles. Also have been doing Chicago Fire coverage, press pass and all, for ChiCitySports. Studying Journalism with a focus in sports at Columbia College Chicago. Go Hawks (The hockey team, but go Boise too)!

2014 Cubs Post-Draft Prospect Rankings

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It is that time of year again – the Cubs get to add some new prospects into the farm system without giving up any major league talent in the process. With their first pick, the Cubs went underslot with catcher Kyle Schwarber with the fourth overall pick in the draft, Continue reading 2014 Cubs Post-Draft Prospect Rankings

2014 WSD Preseason Top 13 Prospects List

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It is officially season three of the Theo Epstein regime’s rebuilding process, and the Cubs enter 2014 with yet another great group of prospects to go along with a less than great major league roster. The Cubs farm system has often been said to lack pitching, but the team continued Continue reading 2014 WSD Preseason Top 13 Prospects List

Future Alert: Sickels Releases Cubs Top 20

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One of the best things about the offseason is the releases of annual prospect rankings, and today comes another one as John Sickels of Minor League Ball released his Cubs Top 20 (21) rankings, complete with prospect grades and a look at a few outsiders looking in. Dabynsky previously took Continue reading Future Alert: Sickels Releases Cubs Top 20

Future Alert: Baseball America Gives Huge Praise to C.J. Edwards, Top 10 List Released

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The Cubs farm system is absolutely stacked on the position player side, most notably featuring the “Big Four” of Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, Albert Almora and Jorge Soler.  Along with Dan Vogelbach, the quartet of prospects comes with offensive potential other organizations can only dream of.  However, according to Baseball Continue reading Future Alert: Baseball America Gives Huge Praise to C.J. Edwards, Top 10 List Released

Future Alert: Three Cubs on BA’s Top 20 MWL Prospects List

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While everyone awaits word on Dale Sveum‘s managerial future (update: he doesn’t have one with the Cubs), Baseball America has released its top twenty prospects list for the single-A Midwest League.  Three Cubs are featured on the list, bringing the combined total of Cubs on a league top twenty up Continue reading Future Alert: Three Cubs on BA’s Top 20 MWL Prospects List

Future Alert: After AZL Shutout, Cubs Place Six on BA NWL Top 20 Prospects List

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The AZL Cubs did not place a single prospect on Baseball America’s Top 20 League Prospect Rankings.  The Boise Hawks of the short-season A Northwest League fared much better, placing six prospects on the rankings released today. Included in those six is the number one overall prospect in the league, Continue reading Future Alert: After AZL Shutout, Cubs Place Six on BA NWL Top 20 Prospects List

Future Alert: Cubs Named Minor League Pitcher, Player of the Year

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A pair of the top ten Cubs prospects received honors on Friday, as the organization named its 2013 Minor League Pitcher of the Year and Minor League Player of the Year award recipients. While C.J. Edwards was even receiving consideration as Baseball America’s Minor League Pitcher of the Year – Continue reading Future Alert: Cubs Named Minor League Pitcher, Player of the Year

Future Alert: Three Cubs Make Baseball America’s Minor League All-Star Team

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It hasn’t been long since we posted a Future Alert on World Series Dreaming, with the most recent one coming out on Tuesday.  Typically, these come about every few weeks or so, but when news comes around, why wait? Baseball America released its 2013 Minor League All-Star Team rosters on Continue reading Future Alert: Three Cubs Make Baseball America’s Minor League All-Star Team

Future Alert: Cubs Minor League Season Ends, 1 Championship, 5 Playoff Berths, Updated Rankings

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By now, this news is a couple of days old already, but with college in full swing, I haven’t had the chance to post about the end of the minor league season yet.  So here we go… The Championship – The Daytona Cubs made an excellent playoff run, fueled in large Continue reading Future Alert: Cubs Minor League Season Ends, 1 Championship, 5 Playoff Berths, Updated Rankings

Future Alert: Baez Still A Monster, Trio of Top Prospects Expected in AFL

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It has been about three weeks since the last edition of “Future Alert”, and I apologize for the delay.  The biggest news from the past three weeks is that Albert Almora and Jorge Soler will not make their long-awaited returns to action during this regular season, but are expected to Continue reading Future Alert: Baez Still A Monster, Trio of Top Prospects Expected in AFL