Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

CaliforniaRaisin
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 90450
Joined: Sat Dec 27, 2003 2:20 pm
Location: Pasadena, CA
x 568
x 2796

Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:28 am

Box Scores:

Iowa had the day off

Tennessee won 4-1 Box Score

Myrtle Beach had the day off

South Bend won 4-3 Box Score

Eugene in progress Box Score

AZL Cubs 1 won a game suspended on 8/8 10-6 Box Score

AZL Cubs 1 (regularly scheduled game) in progress Box Score

AZL Cubs 2 had the day off

DSL Cubs 1 lost 4-2 Box Score

DSL Cubs 2 won 4-1 Box Score
0 x
Image

User avatar
TomtheBombadil
5-Time All-Star
Posts: 5540
Joined: Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:35 pm
x 344
x 442

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby TomtheBombadil » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:08 am

HR for Josue Huma

Multi-hit game for Gutierrez, Didier Vargas K'd 7 in 5 giving him 38 in 46.1 for the AZL Cubs

Matt Liberatore from this past draft is dominating the GCL, always fun when a guy matches the hype
1 x

User avatar
Regular Show
All-Star
Posts: 1872
Joined: Mon May 16, 2016 10:16 am
Location: Chicago, IL
x 1499
x 528

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby Regular Show » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:00 am

So outside of Adbert Alzolay, I think Marquez is the best pitching prospect in our system. That's not a good sign. I think the earliest his ETA for reaching the big league team is late 2020 and that's being super optimistic.
0 x
"It was met with, basically, he didn't want to talk about that. He didn't want me to tell him that. I just basically said, 'Well that's why we want an electronic strike zone.'" -- Ben Zobrist

User avatar
Cubswin11
Hall of Fame
Posts: 22525
Joined: Tue Sep 23, 2008 8:17 pm
x 5625
x 4307

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby Cubswin11 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:30 am

Regular Show wrote:So outside of Adbert Alzolay, I think Marquez is the best pitching prospect in our system. That's not a good sign. I think the earliest his ETA for reaching the big league team is late 2020 and that's being super optimistic.

He’s very intriguing, trade him for something before he dies
0 x
Screw Pitchers

CaliforniaRaisin
Inner-Circle HOF
Posts: 90450
Joined: Sat Dec 27, 2003 2:20 pm
Location: Pasadena, CA
x 568
x 2796

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby CaliforniaRaisin » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:42 am

Regular Show wrote:So outside of Adbert Alzolay, I think Marquez is the best pitching prospect in our system. That's not a good sign. I think the earliest his ETA for reaching the big league team is late 2020 and that's being super optimistic.


Are you saying it's not a good sign because he's far away?
1 x
Image

User avatar
Regular Show
All-Star
Posts: 1872
Joined: Mon May 16, 2016 10:16 am
Location: Chicago, IL
x 1499
x 528

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby Regular Show » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:19 am

CaliforniaRaisin wrote:
Regular Show wrote:So outside of Adbert Alzolay, I think Marquez is the best pitching prospect in our system. That's not a good sign. I think the earliest his ETA for reaching the big league team is late 2020 and that's being super optimistic.


Are you saying it's not a good sign because he's far away?


Yeah. The closest impact pitcher (after AA) in our system is so far away is not a good sign. I guess that means we're probably trading someone from the big league team to get that young impact cost-controlled starter.

EDIT: It also means the Cubs scouting department didn't do a great job in the 2017 draft when they specifically focused on pitching. Maybe Lange and Abbott still have a chance of developing into that "impact" category, but the chances are not looking good right now.
0 x
"It was met with, basically, he didn't want to talk about that. He didn't want me to tell him that. I just basically said, 'Well that's why we want an electronic strike zone.'" -- Ben Zobrist

Hrubes20
Starter
Posts: 527
Joined: Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:09 pm
x 9
x 52

Re: Minor League Discussion & Boxes, 8-20-18

Postby Hrubes20 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 4:17 pm

Regular Show wrote:
CaliforniaRaisin wrote:
Regular Show wrote:So outside of Adbert Alzolay, I think Marquez is the best pitching prospect in our system. That's not a good sign. I think the earliest his ETA for reaching the big league team is late 2020 and that's being super optimistic.


Are you saying it's not a good sign because he's far away?


Yeah. The closest impact pitcher (after AA) in our system is so far away is not a good sign. I guess that means we're probably trading someone from the big league team to get that young impact cost-controlled starter.

EDIT: It also means the Cubs scouting department didn't do a great job in the 2017 draft when they specifically focused on pitching. Maybe Lange and Abbott still have a chance of developing into that "impact" category, but the chances are not looking good right now.


The failings to find and develop any kind of potential impact pitching were way before 2017. Expecting an impact-type pitcher from the 2017 draft to be higher than the low levels is asking quite a bit, given where the Cubs drafted.
0 x


Return to “Minor Leagues”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests