Chicago Cubs Prospects of the Week: Ben Brown and Rafael Morel give a glimpse of the future

It was a great week for some players down on the farm. The pitchers limited the walks and the hitters hit for average and power (for the most part). There's a good mix of star power and depth pieces in this week's list so let's dive right into it!
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Chicago Cubs A+ Hitter of the Week: OF Kevin Alcantara (20 Years Old)

.240/.269/.520 2 HR, 3 R, 7 RBI

Much like Jared Young, Alcantara is South Bend’s hitter of the week for the second week in a row. Last week we said:

This one feels good. As much as I love when Carlos Guzman and Jared Young get to have a week to be celebrated, you need your top prospects to play like top prospects. Alcantara had a slow start to the year to say the least and you’d still like to see the power expand a little bit, but his slash line this week combined with his stolen base and his home run gives you a little glimpse of what you can hope for at the upper levels in a year or so.

He wasn’t as impressive this week outside of a five-hit game on Saturday. In fact, the .240 batting average (and more so the .269 OBP) make it difficult to call someone a “Hitter of the Week,” but with how much fans have invested in Alcantara in terms of hope it was nice to see him have at least one truly spectacular game this week.