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The Cubs 40 Man Roster, Per  The Team Site

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Adbert Alzolay
Eddie Butler
Tyler Chatwood
Steve Cishek
Oscar De La Cruz
Brian Duensing
Carl Edwards, Jr.
Luke Farrell
Kyle Hendricks
Jon Lester
Dillon Maples
Alec Mills
Mike Montgomery
Brandon Morrow
Jose Quintana
Hector Rondon
Randy Rosario
Pedro Strop
Jen-Ho Tseng
Duane Underwood
Justin Wilson
Rob Zastryzny
Victor Caratini
Willson Contreras

Javier Baez
David Bote
Kris Bryant
Tommy La Stella 
Efren Navarro
Anthony Rizzo
Addison Russell
Ben Zobrist
Albert Almora, JR
Ian Happ
Jason Heyward
Kyle Schwarber
Mark Zagunis
  1. Donnie Dewees
  2. Title 2
  3. Title 3
  4. Title 4
  5. Title 5
Top-21 Hitting Prospects
The Details
Hitters are evaluated on their likelihood to reach 3000 at-bats at the major league level. Age, advancement, position played, power, speed, and anything else can play into the decision-making.
1.  Aramis Ademan SS
2. Miguel Amaya C
3.  David Bote IF
4. Nelson Velasquez OF
5.  PJ Higgins C
6.  Jonathan Sierra OF
7.  Jason Vosler 3B
8.  Luis Vazquez SS
9.   Mark Zagunis OF
10.   Christopher Morel 3B
11.   Fernando Kelli OF
12.   Zack Short IF
13. Luis Verdugo SS
14.  Wladimir Galindo 3B
15.   Jared Young IF
16.   DJ Wilson OF
17.   Vimael Machin IF
18.  Eddy Martinez OF
19.  Andruw Monasterio IF
20.  Jhonny Bethancourt IF
21.  Ian Rice C
22. Taylor Davis C
23. Austin Filiere 3B

Starting Pitchers

25 Pitchers Most Likely To Reach 1000 IP

August 14, 2017

1. Adbert Alzolay
2. Alex Lange
3. Tom Hatch
4. Oscar De La Cruz
5. Trevor Clifton
6. Duncan Robinson
7. Duane Underwood
8. Tyson Miller
9. Jose Albertos
10. Jen-Ho Tseng
11. Matt Swarmer
12. Justin Steele
13. Brendon Little
14. Bryan Hudson
15. Keegan Thompson
16. Michael Rucker
17. Alec Mills
18. Javier Assad
19. Tyler Thomes
20. Javier Assad
21. Cory Abbott
22. Jeremiah Estrada
23. Erich Uelmen
24. Eury Ramos
25. Brailyn Marquez
26. Didier Vargas

Relief Pitchers

Five Other P Most Likely To Reach 300 IP

August 14, 2017

1. Dillon Maples
2. Luke Farrell
3. Justin Hancock
4. Dakota Mekkes
5. James Norwood
6. Wyatt Short
7. Bailey Clark
8. Rollie Lacy
9. Tyler Peyton

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With the 2016 season, The Zygote 50 is expanding its draft coverage. While the initial goal will be to mock the draft through the Cubs first pick, I might go through three rounds, which would include a pair of Cubs selections.
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Bullpen Ratings

General Rankings

Current Cubs Rankings

1.0 General Closer
2.0 General Set-Up Man
3.0 Leverage Reliever
4.0 Above-Average Reliever
5.0 Specialist
6.0 Innings Eater
7.0 Triple-A Shuttle Rider
8.0 Raw Prospect