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Cub Tracks Has Something To Prove

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Just like many Cubs who will be on audition this spring, Cub Tracks has something to prove. Today, there's more proof that our prospects are well thought of, grading the offseason, and everyone getting a chance to pitch.

Hey, look! Al's new favorite player!
Hey, look! Al's new favorite player!
Dilip Vishwanat

You can always tell when a player gives an interview to multiple writers.

From Comcast SportsNet

From Cubs Den

From Cubs.com

  • Even while most, seemingly, around here are ready to kick him to the curb, Donnie Murphy is confident the Cubs can bounce back this season.
  • MLB.com's Jonathan Mayo thinks the Cubs' prospect trifecta of Javier Baez, Kris Bryant, and Albert Almora is the best triad of prospects in baseball.
  • We've seen previews and tastes. But the Cubs' new spring training home is officially, totally unveiled.

From ESPNChicago.com

From the Chicago Tribune

From KTAR/Phoenix

Miscellaneous

  • Fangraphs unleashed their Top-100 prospect list along with plenty of breakdown. They have the highest ranking I've seen for Kris Bryant, tabbing him sixth overall. Seven total Cub farmhands made the rankings: Javier Baez (4), Bryant (6), Albert Almora (21), Jorge Soler (49), Arismendy Alcantara (52), Pierce Johnson (77), and C.J. Edwards (78).

Today's food for thought