In the over century-long World Series drought the Cubs are currently experiencing, they've had their fair share of heartbreak. Sometimes they've been downright bad, but sometimes they've actually had reason to get excited. Such is the case for the Cubs right now as they are building up a solid hitting farm system with potential future stars like Javier Baez, Albert Almora, Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler.
However, the Cubs have been in this boat before, and it hasn't always panned out. The difference between now and the past in Chicago is that the Cubs have stockpiled multiple prospects at the same time, but they've had highly touted prospects before that ended up flopping big time. Here are five players that the Cubs' "Core Four" will not want to emulate once they reach the big leagues.