Chicago Cubs 2014 Draft Picks: Scouting Profiles and Analysis

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Chicago Cubs 2014 Draft Picks: Scouting Profiles and Analysis
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As the rebuilding efforts continue in Chicago, the Cubs headed into MLB's First-Year Player Draft with two of the first 50 picks, including a top-five selection for the second year in a row.

The team's recent trend of taking position players continued with its first selection, adding Indiana University's Kyle Schwarber (C/1B) with the fourth overall pick. The team took third baseman Kris Bryant in 2013, outfielder Albert Almora in 2012 and shortstop Javier Baez in 2011.

By the time the 2014 draft came to an end, the Cubs had selected 14 high school players, five junior-college players and 21 players from four-year schools. Of the team's 40 selections, 21 were pitchers.

Read on for more detailed analysis of those who have been given the chance to join the Chicago Cubs organization.

 

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