Cubs Minors: Five prospects who are off to a blazing start

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So far, the minor league affiliates of the Chicago Cubs are off to somewhat of a rough start as the Triple-A Iowa Cubs are the only one of the four teams to have a winning record to this early point in the season. However, individual statistics don’t care about wins and losses, and thankfully, there are a handful of prospects who are off to impressive starts this season.

Across all levels, the Cubs have talent that is often overlooked. As I’ve brought up countless times before, it is easy to look to the top overall names on the list close to the Show. It does not preclude additional depth in the system, and that depth is what will make this organization fun heading into the next many years.

With major overhaul expected on the roster this coming offseason, these minor leaguers will become even more important. So let’s check in on some of the top performers so far in 2021.