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

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

Santo Makes My Hall of Fame – Oh, and Cooperstown’s Too

After 37 years of retirement, Ron Edward Santo has finally made it to Coopertown. Problem is, it’s a little late. The Baseball Hall of Fame should be ashamed. The Veterans Committee elected Ron Santo to the HOF earlier today. For those who aren’t Cubs fans or happened to miss it, Ron Santo passed away on December 3, … Continue reading

Chase Headley to the Cubs?

Theo and the Cubs recently broke their offseason FA virginity by signing RF David DeJesus to a 2-year/$10 million contract. The contract includes a club option for 2014. Looks like a trade may be next on Theo & Co. things to do list. I was told last week by my source that the Cubs are … Continue reading

Advanced Baseball: Intro to Advanced Statistics

Everything evolves over time. Over the years, there are tons advancements in technology, science, medicine, etc. Those who are open minded will be the ones who are able to take advantage of the advancements in life. Those who are close minded often get left behind. An overwhelming majority of baseball fans are, at the moment, getting … Continue reading

St. Louis Cardinals Fans – A View from a Stranded Cub

For those of you who haven’t grasped why I go by Stranded Cub, well, I’ll explain it to you. It is pretty simple really. For most of my life, I have been surrounded by red. Living in Southern Illinois, I am constantly hassled and badgered by Cardinals fans every where I go. Over time, I … Continue reading

Chicago Cubs Hire Dale Sveum, Sources Say

My sources have confirmed that the Chicago Cubs have hired Dale Sveum as manager. EDIT: It is now official, press conference on Friday morning. Sveum has received a 3 year deal with an option. Sveum chose the Cubs over the Red Sox earlier today. Mike Maddux is believed to have been the Cubs #1 choice … Continue reading

Cubs/Red Sox Manager Decision Coming Soon?

Take my word for it. The 2012 Chicago Cubs will be managed by Mike Maddux. The 2012 Boston Red Sox will be managed by Dave Sveum. That’s right, you heard it here first. No sources, just a functioning logical brain. For those of you who have been living in a pineapple under the sea and … Continue reading

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