Breaking down the top prospects in the Chicago Cubs organization

CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 27: The main scoreboard in centerfield is seen after a game between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 27, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 27: The main scoreboard in centerfield is seen after a game between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on June 27, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) /
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As the Chicago Cubs farm system continues to develop, who finds themselves at the top half of the pipeline? Let’s take a look at the team’s top prospects.

One of the most exciting aspects of following a big league team has to be watching the development of prospects in the farm system. The Chicago Cubs don’t rank anywhere remotely close to the likes of the San Diego Padres, Atlanta Braves or Tampa Bay Rays in terms of young talent, but they still do have many intriguing young players.

It is important to note and keep tabs on the likes of these guys, which is what we are doing in bringing you this mini-series of the teams’ top minor league players. A ton of development helped to showcase many of these players, as well as our coverage throughout the year.

The team is in an interesting position with their current core. While none of the big names are in any danger of moving on, there is still the unique position Theo Epstein and management find themselves in moving toward the future. So without further adieu, let us jump down the rabbit hole into the first of the top 15 prospects in the system.

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