Cubs reveal 40-man player pool for postseason

The Cubs included top pitching prospect Brailyn Marquez on their player pool.

(670 The Score) The Cubs on Thursday revealed their 40-man player pool for the postseason, and it included top pitching prospect Brailyn Marquez, who has been working at the team’s alternate camp in South Bend.

The Cubs’ pool was comprised of 21 pitchers, nine infielders, six outfielders and four catchers. The Cubs will have to choose 28 of those players for the best-of-three wild-card round series, which begins next week. Chicago has a three-game lead in the NL Central, with its magic number to clinch the division sitting at three. Here’s a look at the Cubs’ playoff player pool.

RHP Jason Adam
RHP Adbert Alzolay
LHP Rex Brothers
LHP Andrew Chafin
RHP Tyler Chatwood
RHP Yu Darvish
RHP Kyle Hendricks
RHP Jeremy Jeffress
RHP Craig Kimbrel
LHP Jon Lester
LHP Brailyn Marquez
RHP Alec Mills
LHP Josh Osich
LHP Jose Quintana
RHP Colin Rea
LHP Kyle Ryan
LHP Justin Steele
RHP Ryan Tepera
RHP Duane Underwood
RHP Rowan Wick
RHP Dan Winkler

Javier Baez
David Bote
Kris Bryant
Nico Hoerner
Jason Kipnis
Jose Martinez
Anthony Rizzo
Ildemaro Vargas
Patrick Wisdom

Albert Almora Jr.
Billy Hamilton
Ian Happ
Jason Heyward
Cameron Maybin
Kyle Schwarber

Victor Caratini
Willson Contreras
P.J. Higgins
Josh Phegley