Scout on Cubs: They could build a monster

Scout on Cubs: They could build a monster
March 23, 2013, 12:15 pm
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Tony Andracki

With only a week left in spring training, the Cubs' roster is coming into focus.

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Top prospects like Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Albert Almora won't be on the Opening Day roster, but that won't keep them out of the limelight as the franchise rebuilding project has come to the forefront since Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over a year and a half ago.

While most of the Cubs' best prospects are at least a year or two away, the rest of the league has taken notice, and there is some fear starting to circulate through the other 29 MLB teams.

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CSN's David Kaplan talked to a major-league scout in the American League Saturday, who had some nice things to say about the Cubs' rebuild.






 If that doesn't give Cubs fans hope, I don't know what would.