Originally posted on World Series Dreaming  |  Last updated 6/3/13
For this edition of the Minor League Report, the last before the draft that begins on Thursday, WSD will revise its Top 13 Prospects List without any new additions, simply re-ordering, based on success so far this season and projection as a teaser for the full new top prospects list that will be available shortly following the draft. The Cubs have the second overall pick in the upcoming draft and one of their primary targets, Jonathan Gray, just tested positive for a banned substance, adderall, and it is expected to either not affect his draft stock or significantly help it as Houston may be even more inclined to take him when he cannot demand the same kind of signing bonus as he could have before.  That would likely leave the Cubs with Stanford righty Mark Appel, who was expected to go number one last season before falling all the way to Pittsburgh at number eight and not signing at all. The List: SS Javier Baez (Previous: 1) OF Jorge Soler (Previous: 2) OF Albert Almora (Previous...
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