At least Cubs' future looks bright

If you can see past ownership's current malaise, shiny young prospects await

Updated: January 18, 2014, 1:30 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- You can spot the Cubs' prospects from across a room.

Or at least you can if you know what they look like.

"Who's who?" I asked a fellow reporter Friday night at the Cubs Convention media social. "Point someone out."

"That's Javier Baez sitting right there," he said.

"Where's there?"

After our Abbott and Costello routine ended, I sidled up to a quiet young man in a black suit, black shirt and black tie and started a conversation about the future.

Because ...

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