Dan Kantrovitz


After focusing on the infield on Day 2 two of the 2023 MLB Draft following the selections of Matt Shaw and Jaxon Wiggins on Day 1, the Cubs closed out the draft Tuesday by using nine of their ten picks on college players (six pitchers, three position players) while taking just one high school bat. Now comes the process of…

Matt Shaw, a 21-year-old shortstop out of the University of Maryland, met with 20 different teams during the Major League Baseball Draft Combine last month. Those teams grilled him on anything and everything, as any team doing their due diligence would. Throughout the process, Shaw said, the Cubs stood out as a team he wanted to join. And with the…