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+ Pitcher of the Week: LHP Adam Laskey (25 Years Old)

2 G, 3 IP, 0.00 ERA, 0 H, 0 BB, 7 K

DJ Herz was great. Ben Brown was great. But there’s something about a lefty reliever throwing three perfect innings across two different appearances and striking out seven of the nine batters he faced that gets me more excited than just about anything.

As it stands right now David Ross has his circle of trust with certain relievers, but that circle of trust is not something that many fans share. Everyone has a guy that they feel comfortable with when they hear that he’s coming into the game, but that’s not going to be the same someone for all of us.

We’ve all had to get on board with Brandon Hughes because he’s essentially the Cubs only real left-handed option out of the pen. Brendon Little was supposed to help with that but he’s struggled in Iowa this year and Anthony Kay has struggled since joining the major league squad. Let’s hope Laskey keeps up this great week and maybe skips AA to get into the Iowa bullpen against some better competition.