During these gloomy days on the North Side, Chicago Cubs fans can only continue to hope that the future is bright for their beloved team.
The only way that will happen, though, is with a strong farm system, something that Theo Epstein and his team will hope to build over the years.
For now, the Cubs have a lot of really talented prospects on the cusp of making a name for themselves, but it all really depends on how they will translate to the big leagues.
For now though, these are were the team's 10 best prospects currently stand.
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