Top Prospect Trey McNutt To 7-Day DL

Chicago Cubs top pitching prospect Trey McNutt was sent to the DL earlier this morning with a blister on his pitching hand. McNutt, the 22 year old RHP, had started off great this season with the Tennessee Smokies posting a 0.77 ERA while going 0-1 in his first 3 games. McNutt had problems on and … Continue reading

The Byrd Trade is Merely the Start

Earlier this afternoon Marlon Byrd was traded to the Boston Red Sox for RP Michael Bowden and a PTBNL. This morning Ryan Dempster was placed on the DL with OF Tony Campana getting the call to the big leagues. Tomorrow Randy Wells will be called up with another unknown move being made to accomodate new … Continue reading

Marlon Byrd to the Red Sox

UPDATE: Marlon Byrd has confirmed that he is heading to Boston, per Bruce Levine. UPDATE #2: Marlon Byrd to the Red Sox for Michael Bowden and a PTBNL (most likely a 2011 draftee.) Cubs will pick up most of Byrd’s remaining contract. With the return of The Stranded Cub to the interweb comes the news … Continue reading

2012 Top 20 Prospects: Chicago Cubs & St. Louis Cardinals

It’s that time of the year ladies and gentlemen. With Spring Training quickly approaching, it is time to look at your future. You won’t see very many of these guys this season, but these are the kids that your organization is counting on to make an impact in the big leagues during the next 3-5 … Continue reading

Cespedes: Cubs Have Shown Most Interest

Translated from Dominican Republic newspaper Diario Libre: Cuban slugger said Cespedes Yoenis attracted the attention of at least six major league teams, but none has shown much interest in hiring him as the Chicago Cubs. “Of all the teams who have come, the one that has interested me has been the Chicago Cubs,” Cespedes said … Continue reading

Still Doubt Me? Check This Out…

I know there are still those that doubt that I have a source in or close to someone in the MLB. While my source hasn’t been right about everything (nobody’s source is), he has been pretty spot on about quite a bit. Here’s a short summary of things that I have been right on. Zach … Continue reading

New Years Eve: Have Fun, Be Safe, Garza Rumors

First and foremost, I wish you all a very happy New Years! Be safe tonight guys and gals. This is a night to be happy and have some fun. Nobody wants to hear about you dying tonight. It will almost undoubtedly be a buzzkill. So do us all a favor, be safe, don’t drink and … Continue reading

Allen Craig Out 4-6 Months

Aaron Gleeman from NBC Sports is reporting that Allen Craig is out for 4-6 months after undergoing knee surgery. The Cardinals do not believe he will be available for the start of the season. Craig underwent knee surgery right before Thanksgiving. The Cardinals, at the time, did not realize the the surgery would need to … Continue reading

Cubs Trying to Dump Soriano to O’s

Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Chicago Cubs are trying to dump LF Alfonso Soriano to the Baltimore Orioles. Talks are in their early stages but it is believed at this point that the Cubs are willing to pay 50% of Soriano’s remaining contract. Soriano has 3 years/$57 million remaining on … Continue reading

Pujols to the Marlins? Is This Really Happening?

A ton of reportsĀ have the Miami Marlins offering Albert Pujols a 10-year deal. The money is unknown but the Pujols camp is thought to be taking this offer very seriously. The Marlins will meet with Albert’s agent, Dan Lozano, very soon to talk about a possible no-trade clause for the first 5 years of the … Continue reading

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