As I mentioned last week regarding the Boston Red Sox’s farm system, there’s arguably no such thing as an “underrated” prospect. If the player has a pulse, then it’s likely he’ll become over-hyped while ascending the organizational ladder.

Well, the same can be said about the Cubs‘ fanbase, which possesses a similar passion for hyperbole.

As Jed and Theo continue to retool and, in turn, cultivate the team’s future, they’ve already assembled an impressive collection of potentially high-level and under-the-radar talent.

Here’s a look at the five most underrated prospects in the Cubs’ system.

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