Chicago Cubs Minor League Recap: Kevin Alcantara isn't the only top prospect mashing

The Chicago Cubs minor league affiliates had a much better week this time around and the big names you've come to expect showed out.
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Cristian Hernandez

SS (Low-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans)

.313/.421/.625 1 HR, 2 2B, 5 R, 4 RBI, 3/6 BB/K, 2/2 SB

Hernandez is a similar player to Brennen Davis in the fact that they were once-hyped prospects in this system that have been passed by the other incredibly talented youngsters on the farm.

Much like Davis, Hernandez has experienced a resurgence this season. In his first taste of professional baseball, he came out of the gates hot; he hit .285/.398/.424 but the next two years were a huge struggle. 

This season, he’s back to those old ways with superior numbers across the board. He’s batting .327/.407/.442 with a homer, three doubles and he’s a perfect 7-for-7 when stealing bases. He and his brother Alexis represent an incredibly talented and fun-to-watch double-play combination at Low-A Myrtle Beach for now, but he could find himself in South Bend soon if he keeps up this torrid pace.