Cubs Weekly Podcast: 2022 mid-year prospect rankings
Lance Brozdowski stops by the Cubs Weekly Podcast to share his new Top 25 Cubs prospect rankings and make Andy Martinez and Tony Andracki smarter.
Brozdowski breaks down his list, what went into his reasoning behind who is ranked where and what he struggled with most as he put together the order.
Plus, the panel breaks down the depth of the system, some new additions to the rankings, which players could join the list next season and a few prospects fans may see at Wrigley Field in the near future.
00:47 – How Brozdowski put his list together and how these rankings compare to past lists
08:43 – The organization’s strength of pitching depth compared to a year ago
14:48 – The graduation of Christopher Morel, Nelson Velazquez and Anderson Espinoza from these rankings
19:22 – Why Caleb Kilian dropped in this list
23:29 – Why Kohl Franklin dropped on the rankings
24:29 – Why Brozdowski left off Reginald Preciado, Alexander Vizcaíno, Christian Franklin and Brailyn Marquez
28:25 – The arrival of Matt Mervis and Moises Ballesteros
36:11 – A wave of young relievers coming up through the system
38:28 – How will this list look a year from now?
41:48 – Who are some of the prospects that can make an impact at Wrigley Field in the near future?
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