Candelario Pushes Way Into Cubs’ Plans

Jeimer Candelario (Photo by Mike Janes)
Jeimer Candelario (Photo by Mike Janes)

CHICAGO—You don't find him on any of the top-prospects lists, but Double-A third baseman Jeimer Candelario is one of the more intriguing prospects, especially with several of the top-ranked hitters reaching the bigs.

A breakout season that got better after a promotion for the switch-hitter has him poised to earn a place among the next wave of prospects to join Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Kyle Schwarber.

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