7 Cubs position player prospects that represent the future at Spring Training

What the Chicago Cubs have built in the minor leagues is nothing short of amazing, and this Spring fans should be able to start to see the fruits of that labor begin to bloom on the field.

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Matt Shaw

Shaw is another player that will be surprising to see on the Opening Day roster. However, if he were to dominate the spring and live up to his billing as our number three prospect then there’s a world where he could be the third baseman of 2024 and beyond.

That wouldn’t have been likely a few years ago but with the introduction of incentives awarded to teams that call up prospects early, he could be every bit as valuable to the team at the Major League level as he would be getting an extra year of team control in the minors. In his brief stint as a pro he hit .357/.400/.618 with 8 homers and 15 stolen bases across three levels, so he definitely has the skill to be worth watching.