There is always a lot of buzz that surrounds a player following a draft. How will he perform and where will he begin his professional career are the two main questions.
What is becoming the all too common question in recent years is "will the player even sign?" In most cases after a lot of conjecture, the player will ultimately sign. But notable players like Aaron Crow and Tanner Scheppers are guys who waited a year and played in Independent Leagues before being drafted again.
Whether they have signed or not, or even thrown a ball this season, here are the Cubs' top 10 prospects going forward.
Keep in mind, we'll be going by different rules than my monthly top 10 ratings. I usually only rate the players who have suited up this season, so guys in extended spring training were not included, nor would unsigned draftees.
But this is different, so let's see what the Cubs are working with.