The Cubs have frequently been linked to Allen, who’s listed at just 5'8", 158 pounds but plays big thanks to a high baseball IQ and a chip-on-the-shoulder intensity. Considered the best defender in the draft, he’s a true shortstop with outstanding range and a strong arm. While he likely won't produce more than gap power, he's a good hitter with a compact righthanded swing and the speed and smarts to take the extra base when appropriate.
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