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

Fall and Instructional League Report and Post-season Top Prospects: October 1-14, 2012

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The Arizona Instructional League, an informal league similar to extended spring training, has ended, and some Cubs prospects are impressing on a very talented Mesa Solar Sox team that features some of the best prospects in the game. Arizona Instructional League final statistics for top prospects will be posted next Continue reading Fall and Instructional League Report and Post-season Top Prospects: October 1-14, 2012

Cubs Select OF Albert Almora with 6th Overall Draft Pick

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Houston took Carlos Correa to take him off the boards with the first overall pick of the 2012 MLB First Year Player Draft.  The Twins took Byron Buxton, the Mariners took Mike Zunino, Orioles took Kevin Gausman, and the Royals took Kyle Zimmer.  A rumor was started that agent Scott Continue reading Cubs Select OF Albert Almora with 6th Overall Draft Pick