Cubs in Baseball America’s Top 100: Everything is Awesome

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Presented without comment and only to post this song because it’s stuck in my head, and now in yours: #Cubs in #BA100 Top 50 41. @JorgeSoler68 36. @albertalmora 28. @CEdwardsSBS 8. @KrisBryant_23 5. @javy23baez Not. Too. Shabby. — Behind The Ivy (@Behind_The_Ivy) February 20, 2014 #Cubs #BATop100 pic.twitter.com/GpA9CJGyj0 — Matt Continue reading Cubs in Baseball America’s Top 100: Everything is Awesome

Run the Cubs

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With Baseball America releasing their Cubs top 10 prospect list, I wanted to write something to celebrate the occasion. A straight analysis of the list wouldn’t have been particularly fun, so I decided to get creative with this one. Instead of comparing four of the top players in the system Continue reading Run the Cubs

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