Chicago Cubs: An underrated 24-year-old catcher continues to perform well
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Bryce Windham became one of the most intriguing prospects last summer especially considering his 32nd round draft value in 2019. Windham continued to move up the ranks, and a couple of years after he last played baseball, Windham picked up exactly where he left off if not for the stoppage.
This season Windham is slashing .294/.376/.441, suitable for a 126 wRC+ and probably the best ‘catcher’ season at all levels of the organization. He has always been an above-average offensive player but now, to do what he is doing is fantastic for Cubs fans.
Windham is continuing that streak over the past couple of weeks. In his past nine games, he is slashing .400/.514/.633, one home run and five RBI. Windham’s walk numbers double the number of strikeouts, and he even has a stolen base. Windham is progressing nicely, and it would not be a surprise to see him in Tennessee at the end of this year as the Cubs continue to move him onward and upward.