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Chicago Cubs Minors: Checking in with talent down on the farm

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Mar 10, 2017; Peoria, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs center fielder Ian Happ (86) hits a single against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning at Peoria Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 10, 2017; Peoria, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs center fielder Ian Happ (86) hits a single against the Seattle Mariners during the second inning at Peoria Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports /
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Apr 10, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) raises the Commissioner’s Trophy to fans prior to a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 10, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) raises the Commissioner’s Trophy to fans prior to a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports /

It’s important to note that a month does not necessarily translate into a good full season. With that being said, it is always good to start the season off on a high note, especially if you want to fast track your rise to the majors.

These prospects listed, as well as many others, represent the future of Cubs baseball. You may say that the youngsters at the major league level represent the future of the franchise, and you would be right. However, players like Ian Happ and Dylan Cease will provide the Cubs with some depth if injuries or trades occur during the course of the next few seasons.

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It’s nice to see most of the Cubs top prospects get off to good starts in 2017. Cubs nation just hopes they can keep it up.

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