A fun part of my job in covering the minor league side of the Chicago Cubs organization is diving into the lesser-known players who are producing at high levels. While it is easy to delve into those guys who are near major league ready, the abstruse players can be more fun to find.
Depth is essential with major league teams. Regarding the Cubs, some of the most crucial depth comes with their arms. As the average age of the starting staff is 32 years, figuring out the future of both the starting rotation and the bullpen is imperative.