Jeremy Harris returns to give us a Cubs prospects report.
The Cubs have an 8-16 record through Sunday, which includes three losses in which they were tied or winning entering the eighth inning. Four more losses came in games where they squandered leads. However, we’re not going to focus on gloom and doom, we’re going to talk Cubs prospects. There are some nice stories taking root in the Cubs farm system. Several Cubs prospects, including some of baseball’s top blue chips, are continuing to excel as they’re promoted to higher levels in the system.
We feature some of those Cubs prospects today.
LHP Andrew McKirahan, 24, was a 21st round selection in the 2010 draft. Despite his 2012 season being interrupted by reconstructive elbow surgery, he has dominated in the bullpen at every level where he has been assigned, this year Daytona. In six appearances covering 8.1 innings, the tall lefty has yielded nine hits without a home run and just one walk while striking out nine. His ERA i...