The Cubs opted to focus on character and upside in the 2020 draft, believing they’ve found long-term solutions in a variety of places — rather than bulking up on their starting pitching need.
The Cubs selection of Ed Howard underscores the front office’s draft strategy on the position player front. Howard is a star-in-the-making, and his selection will have a big impact on the future of the team as well as how the Cubs spend the rest of their draft capital.
The Chicago Cubs take Mount Carmel shortstop Ed Howard with the 16th pick in the 2020 MLB Draft.
Will the White Sox continue their college-heavy trend in the first round, or take a swing at a high-upside prep star this week?
With the 11th pick in the 2020 MLB Draft, the Chicago White Sox go youth centric and select prep shortstop, Ed Howard.
With the MLB Draft just a month away, here’s an early look at some possibilities for the White Sox 2020 draft class.
A refined prep hitter with plus bat speed and a nice compact swing to compliment the best glove in the draft at his position, it’s clear to see why Ed Howard is the top shortstop in the 2020 draft class