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Cubs Make Roster Moves and a Trade

Today was the deadline to add players to the 40-man so they would't be eligible for the Rule 5 draft. The winners were: RHP Trey McNutt, RHP Robert Whitenack, 3B Christian Villanueva and INF Logan Watkins. Bryan LaHair was desginated for assignment and RHP Carlos Gutierrez was waived (I swear I don't even know who that is). LaHair is apparently going to sign to play in Japan...
Via Cub Reporter
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Trey McNutt makes best of it

Saw this on my rss feed today about Trey McNutt.  As in the abstract, McNutt is saying, this process is not exact. Unfortunately, Chicago's seventh-ranked prospect has been far from spot-on himself. Southern League batters are batting .266 against him, and he's posted a 55-to-39 strikeout-to-walk ratio unbefitting his powerful repertoire. After 17 starts, his last eight...
Via Obstructed View OLD
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by Starbucks

Iowa No Game Smokies Trey McNutt had a decent start working 5.2 shutout innings. He walked 4 and struck out 3 batters. His ERA remains find but man oh man his secondary stats are ugly. Daytona Matt Loosen struck out 6 in 5.2 IP. Matt Szczur hasn't played in over a week and I have [...]
Via Obstructed View OLD
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

The Children Are The Future-Cubs Minor League Update Sponsored by the City of Racine

Iowa PPD Smokies Trey McNutt made his return from the 7 day DL and worked 3 scoreless innings. His MO this season is 3-4 inning appearances and unless he can get his stamina up its time to give him the bullpen test. Daytona Erick Joksich had a strong start working 7 IP striking out 8 [...]
Via Obstructed View OLD
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Baseball’s Hottest Wives Nominee: Stephanie McNutt

Fantasy Baseball Dugout reader Keri Bush tipped us off to a hot baseball wife that deserves to be considered for our 5th Annual Baseball’s Hottest Wives contest in 2012. If you haven’t heard of Trey McNutt before, you had better start to take notice.  McNutt is currently the #2 pitching prospect in the Cubs organization.  McNutt will be fighting for a bullpen position for the...
Via Fantasy Baseball Dugout
March 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs prospect Trey McNutt keeps job but loses pal Chris Carpenter

MESA, Ariz. — Trey McNutt sounded as though he just lost his best friend. That might have been true. But what really hurt was that he just lost his ride. ‘‘I feel like I’m in elementary school again,’’ said McNutt, the Cubs’ top pitching prospect. ‘‘I had to call my wife to tell her...
Via Chicago Sun Times
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Prospect McNutt willing to play waiting game

When the 2011 season ended, all Trey McNutt was focused on was getting healthy. But in mid-October, the right-hander was surprised to learn he was being mentioned as the player to be named in compensation for Theo Epstein, who was rumored to be leaving the Red Sox to take over the Cubs as president of baseball operations.
February 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Sox's Doyle, Cubs' Carpenter, McNutt named to Rising Stars Game

Pitchers Terry Doyle of the Chicago White Sox and Chris Carpenter and Trey McNutt were named to Arizona Fall League's Rising Stars Game at Surprise Stadium on Saturday night.
Via Chicago Breaking Sports
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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