Concepcion Added To Peoria: Will Start Wednesday

The 20 year old LHP out of Cuba that the Cubs signed this winter, Gerardo Concepcion, will make his official minor league debut tomorrow evening for the Cubs A affiliate, the Peoria Chiefs. Concepcion got a later start than the rest of the Cubs this spring training due to his late signing. After Peoria’s season … Continue reading

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

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