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Meet Todd Johnson

“Cubs Central”

 

About Me

Message from Todd Johnson

In the real world, I teach US History, Geography, and World History and I write about prospects in my spare time. I am also into photography and you will see those pics from time to time on this site. I live about 20 minutes SW of Rockford with my wife Anne and our four pups.

 

Recent Articles from Todd Johnson

The Weekly – The Who Just Missed Lists, Who’s Now in Camp, Who’s at 7, and Who’s the New ACL Manager?

The Weekly – The Who Just Missed Lists, Who’s Now in Camp, Who’s at 7, and Who’s the New ACL Manager?

We are getting closer and closer and closer to a full minor league season. Over the past few weeks, a few camps have been taking place. This week, a lot of prospects showed up in Mesa and it was good to see Riley Thompson and Kohl Franklin working out with the regular...

North Side Bound Mailbag – How Does the Cubs’ MiLB Infrastructure Work?

The Weekly – IFA Recap, Triantos and Wicks Pub, Smokies Go Back to the Past with a Name Change, Yohendrick Healing Quickly, Sam Is Back for 2022, and a Strange Jam

This week was another busy week for me personally as academic team season kicked off with a tournament over in Pecatonica. In baseball, negotiations also started to take place between MLB and the Players' Association, but don’t get too excited for the lock out to end...

North Side Bound Position Rankings – High Profile Lefty Starters Shooting Up the System

North Side Bound Position Rankings – High Profile Lefty Starters Shooting Up the System

Jordan Wicks - Photo by Todd Johnson As this off-season has gone on, I have wavered several times about where to rank the Cubs’ cadre of left-handed starting pitchers in comparison to the other positions. The Cubs arguably have three left-handed starters in their top...