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Tuesday

28

January 2014

13

COMMENTS

The Fallen: Former Highly Ranked Prospects, Arodys Vizcaino Edition

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When Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer joined the Cubs’ front office, the plan clearly involved trading veterans for prospects. The first big time prospect the Cubs received in return for a veteran was Arodys Vizcaino. Vizcaino has not pitched yet for the Cubs due to injury, but should return to action this season. What can be expected of the talented, although fragile, right hander?

Tuesday

21

January 2014

34

COMMENTS

Tuesday

14

January 2014

16

COMMENTS

Putting the Cubs' Farm System in Context

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Through the two generally depressing MLB seasons since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over the Cubs’ front office, the one consistent source of good news has been the farm system. But how good is the farm system? John Sickels provided some insight in his list of the top 21 prospects in the Cubs’ system, and that insight is very good.

Wednesday

28

August 2013

15

COMMENTS

The 40 Man Roster Crunch

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The Rule 5 draft has remained one of the great mysteries to many baseball fans. This morning, Noah Eisner breaks down the Cubs prospects who are likely to be placed on the 40 man roster, and those who may not be protected but could be at risk of being taken by another team. The good news is the latter list includes no one particularly impressive.

Friday

16

August 2013

26

COMMENTS

Bullpen Fodder

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Michael Jimenez takes a look at the mess that is the Cubs 2013 bullpen and where it goes from here and Rob Willer continues his State of the System series with a look at the starting pitcher position.