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Cubs Top Twenty-five Hitting Prospects


These are based on their likelihood to reach 3000 MLB at-bats.


1. Gleyber Torres, SS. 

2. Ian Happ, 2B-OF

3. Billy McKinney OF

4. Willson Contreras, C

5. Albert Almora, OF

6. Dan Vogelbach, 1B

7. Jeimer Candelario, 3B

8. Donnie Dewees, OF

9. Eloy Jimenez, OF

10. Jacob Hannemann, OF

11. Victor Caratini, C

12. Mark Zagunis, OF

13. Darryl Wilson, OF

14. Christian Villanueva, 3B

15. Wladimir Galindo, IF

16. Carlos Penalver, SS

17. Cael Brockmeyer, C

18. Jacob Rogers, 1B

19. Chesny Young, IF

20. Daniel Lockhart, 2B

21. Jeffrey Baez, OF

22. Charcer Burks, OF

23. Rashad Crawford, OF

24. Matt Rose, 1B/3B

25. Yasiel Balaguert, OF

Cubs Top Twenty Pitching Prospects


These are the twenty pitchers most likely to reach 1000 MLB innings.


1. Duane Underwood, RHP

2. Carl Edwrads, JR, RHP

3. Pierce Johnson, RHP

4. Jake Stinnett, RHP

5. Corey Black, RHP

6. Ryan Williams, RHP

7. Jen-Ho Tseng, RHP

8. Justin Steele, LHP

9. Carson Sands, LHP

10. Bryan Hudson, LHP

11. Dylan Cease, RHP

12. Rob Zastryzny, LHP

13. Jonathan Martinez, RHP

14. Tyler Clifton, RHP

15. Erling Moreno, RHP

16. Paul Blackburn, RHP

17. Tyler Skulina, RHP

18. Daury Torrez, RHP

19. Eric Jokisch, LHP

20. Erick Leal, RHP

Cubs Top Five Relief Pitching Prospects


With the exception of the above, these are the most likely to notch 300 MLB innings.


1. Jack Leathersich, LHP

2. David Berg, RHP

3. Tyler Peitzmeier, LHP

4. Armando Rivero, RHP

5. Matt Brazis, RHP

6. David Garner, RHP