There have been some bright spots, as Anthony Rizzo has flashed good power and the trio of Travis Wood, Jeff Samardzija and Carlos Villanueva have been terrific in the rotation, but it's going to be another long season on the North Side.
With eyes in Chicago on the future of the team, here is a look at how the team's top 10 prospects fared this past week.
Top prospects according to Baseball America.
*No. 2 prospect Albert Almora and No. 11 prospect Juan Carlos Paniagua will start their seasons in Short-Season Class-A Boise on June 17, so until then they won't be included.
*No. 4 prospect Arodys Vizcaino is recovering from Tommy John surgery, and will not be included until he returns.
*No. 9 prospect RP Kyuji Fujikawa was not included since he is currently playing at the major league level.