Originally Posted by Frater Perdurabo
Yes, every team hypes their prospects.
But the Tribune - the Cubs' "house organ" and corporate partner until very recently (and old habits die hard) - has proliferated pro-Cubs prospect propaganda to its readers for years. And the lazy lemminglike sports media aggregates, echoes and amplifies what's already out there.
Consequently, Cubs prospects get more hype than almost all other teams' prospects.
Spot on! Spot on! And for Kasper and the (former?) Cubune writer to claim they don't hype their prospects is amazing.