The Unfortunate Side Effect of Being Loaded

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Wednesday afternoon, Chicago Cubs infield prospect Jeimer Candelario was voted into the final spot on the East Division squad for the Arizona Fall League’s Fall Stars Game.  This is quite a nice addition to the resume for Candelario, who has been quietly lighting it up in the Cubs’ lower minors as he’s Continue reading The Unfortunate Side Effect of Being Loaded

Analyzing the Gerardo Concepcion Signing

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The Cubs finally made their signing of 20 year-old Cuban left-hander Gerardo Concepcion official Saturday  The contract was a five-year major league deal valued at $6 million with a $3 million signing bonus.  Concepcion was Rookie of the Year in the 2011 Cuban National Series, the highest level of play Continue reading Analyzing the Gerardo Concepcion Signing