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: 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

Future Alert: Mid-Season Top 13 Prospect Rankings… With a Look Back at the Past; Cubs Sign Jimenez

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In this edition of the Future Alert, I’d like to update the WSD Top 13 Prospect List, compare our farm system today to it at various points over the past year and a half, and catch up on the latest news across the Cubs system. Eloy Jimenez – The Cubs made Continue reading Future Alert: Mid-Season Top 13 Prospect Rankings… With a Look Back at the Past; Cubs Sign Jimenez

Future Alert: Cubs Net Pair of Top 100’s for Garza; Lake Debuts Strong; Vitters to Outfield

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First, I’d like to apologize for the sporadic minor league coverage this season.  My computer had been in for repairs for quite some time before it return today, and I’ve been covering the Chicago Fire for ChiCitySports.com more since I got a press pass for their home games.  That said, Continue reading Future Alert: Cubs Net Pair of Top 100’s for Garza; Lake Debuts Strong; Vitters to Outfield

Minor League Report: May 21-June 3, 2013

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For this edition of the Minor League Report, the last before the draft that begins on Thursday, WSD will revise its Top 13 Prospects List without any new additions, simply re-ordering, based on success so far this season and projection as a teaser for the full new top prospects list Continue reading Minor League Report: May 21-June 3, 2013

Minor League Report: May 14-20, 2013

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With the season about a quarter of the way in, now is the most suitable time to check up on the early season progression of some of the Cubs Top Prospects. Josh Vitters has played in just fourteen games as he battles through injuries, but he has made the most Continue reading Minor League Report: May 14-20, 2013

Minor League Report: May 7-13, 2013

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Chicago Cubs – Yes, this is called the “Minor League Report”, but the youth already in the majors is just as important, or often more, than what still lurks in the farm system.  The Cubs extended first baseman Anthony Rizzo six seasons by signing him to a seven year contract that Continue reading Minor League Report: May 7-13, 2013

Minor League Report: April 30-May 6th, 2013

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The Cubs are on their way to improving their record to a slightly-less bad but still very bad 12-20, a winning percentage of 0.375.  Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo have been producing as of late, including fine performances on Monday in which Castro found a way to get on base Continue reading Minor League Report: April 30-May 6th, 2013