3 Chicago Cubs takeaways from deflating home stand

The Friendly Confines were far from that for the Cubs this past week.
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1. The bottom of the Cubs' 26-man roster will have plenty of turnover.

One of the stranger roster moves that the Cubs made during the home stand was demoting top prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong to Triple-A Iowa in favor of infield prospect Luis Vázquez.

Crow-Armstrong appeared to making strides offensively at the Major League level and given his defensive metics already placed him among the best center fielders in all of baseball this season, a case could have been made to give the prospect extended runway in the outfield while Cody Bellinger took over at first base for a struggling Michael Busch.

It would seem that the Cubs will continue to be flexible with the final bench spot on their 26-man roster. It would seem unlikelu that Vázquez will stick for the remainder of the season and once Nico Hoerner and Dansby Swanson prove to be fully healthy, it would seem the infield prospect will return to Triple-A.

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