Average collection of Cub farmhands

John Sickels looks at the Cubs' system to see how it rates, and analyzes a few other prospects as well.

Originally Published: January 7, 2005
By John Sickels | Special to ESPN.com

Buddy in Peoria asks: I recently heard a Chicago sports radio personality say the Cubs are now in the bottom third of major league farm systems. I was shocked by this comment, and wondered if you would address the Cubs prospects in detail.

I did not hear the radio comment, so it isn't fair for me to take it on directly, not knowing the context or any possible nuances in the original statement. But I can tell you what I think about the Cubs farm system.

The system is not in as ...

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