The MLB offseason is a time in which fans and scouts alike fantasize over newly acquired prospects, and the playoff impact they may have in the future.
Clearly, every neighborhood lemonade stand and their mothers have heard of the glorified right hander Stephen Strasburg, as well as Atlanta's Jason Heyward, both of whom have been deemed "franchise saviors" by their respective clubs; but what about the guys that have floated under the radar in one of the most respected farm systems in the entire league?
For the Chicago Cubs, bright young talent can be seen everywhere throughout the franchise; whether it be in short season Class A Boise, or one step from the big show in Iowa.
Though many of the Wrigley faithful may have caught wind of Dominican shortstop Starlin Castro, countless other young athletes wait throughout the ranks of Cubs organizations to catch the eye of the public.
For those of you who are also tired of hearing of pitching rotation woes, and Derek Lee trade rumors, here are ten of the most prominent Cubs prospects preceding the 2010 season.