The Chicago Cubs are already off to a really slow start, starting the season 5-11. It's been clear that the team lacks any real exciting playmakers—outside of maybe Starlin Castro and a surprising Emilio Bonifacio. That could change at some point this season, as there are a few minor leaguers that are close to being ready to join the Cubs in Chicago.
Depending on the position and minor league performance, there are players within the organization who could make an impact in the major leagues this season. A lot of players' fates will be decided by their performance over the next month or so, but there are some who seem destined to make it to "The Show" this season. Here are five that could do just that and provide some excitement in the process.