• Chicago Cubs prospect Ed Howard is facing a lengthy absence after suffering a significant hip injury

    9 days ago - By Bésame

    Chicago Cubs prospect Ed Howard is facing a lengthy absence.
    The shortstop sustained a significant hip injury Tuesday at High-A South Bend. The Cubs are still gathering information on the injury and determining the next steps. Howard hit the ground awkwardly after trying to avoid being tagged on an errant throw to first base.
    It's a blow for Howard, 20, who has been limited to only 103 professional games since the Cubs drafted him with the No. 16 pick in the 2020 draft out of Mount Carmel. Baseball America rates Howard their No. 18 prospect while MLB.com put him No. 14 in their preseason...
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