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COREY BLACK RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs prospects report: Alcantara, Bryant, Black, Edwards

The Cubs have scuffled to an 8-16 record through Sunday, including suffering three losses in which they were tied or winning entering the eighth inning.  They endured four more losses in games in which they squandered leads. Nevertheless, some nice stories are taking root in the Cubs’ farm system.  Several prospects, including some of baseball’s top ones, are continuing...
Via The Sports Bank
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs August 24 Minor League Recap

The Cubs affiliates went 6-1 on the night including good pitching performances from Boise’s Duane Underwood and Daytona’s Corey Black as the right-handers helped their teams mover close to the playoffs. 3B Mike Olt was 4-4 at Iowa and Jacob Rogers accounted of both of Boise’s runs.
Via cubs.scout.com
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Instinct | Corey Black, RHP Chicago Cubs

Prospect Instinct | Scouting Report Corey Black, RHP Chicago Cubs 8/4/1991 H: 5’11″ W:175 Corey Black was drafted by the New York Yankees in  2012 as a 4th rounder out of Faulkner in... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Baseball Instinct
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Reports: Chicago Cubs trade Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees

Last night, Alfonso Soriano was scratched from the Cubs’ lineup in anticipation of the slugging outfielder being traded to the Yankees. Manager Dale Sveum even said that a deal with the Yankees was “99 percent done.” After the game was over it was also reported that he had boarded a red-eye flight to New York, expecting to join the Yankees for their three game series against...
Via isportsweb.com
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Yanks Trade New Year's Baby for Old Year Geezer

Corey Black, 21, gets us Alfonso Soriano, 37. Thank God El Duque and Alphonso are away, or we'd be in for 20,000 words. Here's Soriano homering for the Yankees in a World Series played all the way back when TV screens were narrow:

Cubs trade Alfonso Soriano to the Yankees for Corey Black

The Cubs and Yankees finalized a deal this morning/early afternoon in which Alfonso Soriano will be headed back to the Bronx for minor league pitcher Corey Black. This may seem like it's unrelated to the Pirates save that it's part of the Cub Fire Sale that could give the Pirates some wins down the stretch this year, but I think it's worth noting for a couple of reasons...
Via WHYGAVS?
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano traded to Yankees

The New York Yankees have acquired Alfonso Soriano from the Cubs for minor-league pitcher Corey Black, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. A source close to Corey says that he has not heard anything about him being dealt to the Yankees. While Corey could still be in the deal, he hasn't been told about it yet. In this deal, the Yankees are getting a power upgrade...
Via MLB Injury News
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Alfonso Soriano deal to Yankees simply needs Selig’s approval

  Source: Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America The trade of Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees is simply waiting on the approval of Bud Selig. Soriano, 37, is set to be traded by the Chicago Cubs for pitcher Corey Black. According to Buster Onley the Cubs will pick up $17.7 million of the $24.5 million left on the outfielders contract. That leaves the Yankees on the...
Via Tireball.com
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Prospect Video: Corey Black

Kiley brings us video of Yankees prospect Corey Black. The hard-throwing righty peaked at 96 mph with a four-pitch mix.
Via sbb.scout.com
April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

9 Yankees Leave Camp in 1st Round of Cuts

Black pitching for the Staten Island Yankees last season (Photo courtesy of SILive.com) That seemingly endless string of Yankees threading the baseline during the National Anthem just got a little shorter. The LoHud Yankee Blog reports that the first round of Yankee cuts are in: Corey Black | RHP Matt Daley | RHP Nick Goody | RHP Shane Greene | RHP Bryan Mitchell | RHP Zach Nuding...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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