Chicago Cubs 2012 Mid-Season Top 5 Prospect Rankings

By: J.P. Schwartz

As we are now halfway into the season and the signing deadline for 2012 draft picks has passed, here is my revised list of top 5 prospects in the Chicago Cubs organization.

Remember, a prospect must have fewer than 130 ABs or 50 IP in the Major Leagues to qualify.
(Stats through 7/19/2012)

1) Jorge Soler
Highest Level: 2012 International Free Agent Signing – Has Not Played

2) Javier Baez
Highest Level: Low-A Peoria Chiefs
2012 Stats:
MILB: .333, 6(2B), 4(3B), 8HR, 21RBI, 16SB

3) Albert Almora
Highest Level: 2012 Draft Pick – Has Not Played

4) Jeimer Candelario
Highest Level: Short-A Boise Hawks
2012 Stats:
MILB: .294, 4(2B), 5HR, 22RBI

5) Josh Vitters
Highest Level: AAA Iowa Cubs
2012 Stats:
MILB: .297, 28(2B), 1(3B), 13HR, 52RBI

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