The Cubs’ top prospects are good, but not yet to point that would make you say “this guy could definitely impact the team right now.” There are a few who, after a little more time, could play a role with the club in 2013.
Some still need a little seasoning before next season—whether that means a late-season call-up, playing winter ball, extended spring training or a combination of all or some of these.
Unfortunately for the Cubs, most of their best prospects are still at the A, A+ or Double-A level leaving their chances for a promotion to the North Side in 2013 as slim.
But the Cubs do have a handful of prospects that could see themselves playing at the Friendly Confines come August 2013.
And in no particular order…