Cubs' rebuild is right on track

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have added youth and depth to a Cubs team desperately needing both. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

When Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over as president and general manager of the Chicago Cubs, they made their offseason plans clear: They wanted to build depth in the rotation, become more left-handed in the lineup and improve the team’s defense while beginning the process of building up the farm system.

Check. Check, check and check.