The Tyler Colvin Saga: Through the Decade With Cubs Spring Hopefuls

March 25, 2010 by  

The name of the Cubs spring training facility, HoHoKam, literally means "those who vanished". That is appropriate as we embark on a journey of past Cubs spring training stars and "can't miss kids" who did. The current spring star is Tyler Colvin, who is ranked third in the National League in hitting this spring, at .440. While this is great for the kid, and Paul Sullivan has Colvin making the Cubs' roster, let me remind you of one thing: Spring statistics mean nothing. Zero. Zilch. Nada. As predictors for regular season performance, that is. Let's hope the scouts are wrong and Colvin isn't just a solid fourth outfielder and that his 25 pounds of added muscle (hmmm...seems a lot to add in one offseason naturally, doesn't it?) means that...

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