The Cubs are widely, and correctly, viewed to be among the biggest sellers at the trade deadline this season, and the Cubs have numerous assets they could put on the market and get a decent return for. The question is which of these players are more valuable if they stay on the Cubs’ roster than in trade return?
The Cubs, and specifically Jeff Samardzija, destroyed the White Sox in the first game of this season’s crosstown series. They’ll play one more at the Cell followed by two at Wrigley and by Thursday we can be completely done for 2013 with Robin Ventura’s team.
In this week’s edition of Three Up/Three Down, Norm looks at three “Down” Iowa players, a couple of Kane County hitters, and the first repeat on the “Up” list…someone who didn’t make an appearance on any Top Prospect list this year yet has arguably become the top pitching prospect above A ball in the system.