The Weekly – A Giant Day in the AFL, Getting an Early Start, PCA Lives, the Smokies Get a New Home, and I Get Back

The Fall of Nelson Velazquez and the Rise of Caleb Kilian Yesterday was a big day for two Cubs prospects. Before the championship game, Nelson Velazquez was named MVP of the Arizona Fall League. He hit .385 with 9 HRs and drove in 24 in 26 games. But Velazquez was not the star of the… Read More The Weekly – A Giant Day in the AFL, Getting an Early Start, PCA Lives, the Smokies Get a New Home, and I Get Back

Prospect Profile: Kevin Made’s “To Do List” for 2022 Is Pretty Small

One of the most pleasant surprises in the second half of the 2021 season was the emergence of Kevin Made at the plate for Myrtle Beach. The 2019 international free agent made his professional debut andt was pretty surprising to see him in Low-A as he was just 18-years-old. Basic Information Age – 19 Bats… Read More Prospect Profile: Kevin Made’s “To Do List” for 2022 Is Pretty Small

MiLB Mailbag – Episode I: The Cubs Look Like They Got Some Guys Last Summer

It is that time of year where I kick off my offseason series. Each week I’ll have three different posts. On Mondays or Tuesdays, I will answer some questions about the Cubs’ minor league system. On Wednesdays, I will profile several prospects based on this year‘s theme – “2022 To Do List.” On Fridays, the… Read More MiLB Mailbag – Episode I: The Cubs Look Like They Got Some Guys Last Summer

The Weekly – Rule 5 Draft News, Kilian Video, Injury Updates, Picking Up Some Hardware, and a Jazzy Jam

It is getting to be that time of year where I take a couple days a week off and I just relax for a little bit now that the season is pretty much complete. I’m pretty sure I’m going to write about five days a week for a while. My three off-season series will be… Read More The Weekly – Rule 5 Draft News, Kilian Video, Injury Updates, Picking Up Some Hardware, and a Jazzy Jam