Matt Shaw


The Cubs’ prospect pipeline looks as strong as it has been in years. Recent updates from MLB Pipeline (No. 4), ESPN (No. 2) and FanGraphs (No. 2) have their farm system ranked among the best of the 30 major league teams. It’s no secret that they have a number of potentially impactful players rising through the ranks in the minor…

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…