Chicago Cubs prospects

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Javier Baez, SS

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Baez has passed the biggest test in the minor leagues with flying colors, as he spent much of the second half of the season dominating Double-A Tennessee. A strong Arizona Fall League coupled with Baez terrorizing pitchers in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League at Triple-A Iowa could lead to Baez forcing his way onto the major league roster. It's likely we'll see Baez playing multiple positions this fall to help determine where he'll play in the majors with Starlin Castro manning shortstop. -- Sahadev Sharma