The Chicago Cubs are likely headed for another long season at the major league level, as they enter their third year of rebuilding under Theo Epstein and Co.
While the organization's major league product has been a poor one over the past few years, the team has quickly built up one of the best farm systems in all of baseball. In fact, Baseball America ranked it as the league's No. 4 system for 2014.
What follows is a look at the team's current top-10 prospects and how they performed at the minor league level over the past week. This series will be updated weekly, with a stock "up," "even" or "down" indication given to each prospect based upon what direction their performance is trending.
Note: Prospects rankings according to Baseball America Prospect Handbook
*No. 6 prospect SP Pierce Johnson (minor leg injury) has not yet begun his 2014 season, as he remains at extended spring training, according to Baseball America. He will not be included here until he is active.