Ryan Harvey

Cubs Release 2003 #1 Draft Pick

The Cubs have released 2003 #1 draft pick OF Ryan Harvey.

The 24-year old Harvey had one of the top two or three RF arms in the organization and awesome power (he hit four home runs for Daytona in one game a couple of years ago), but he just was not a good hitter (he is a first-ball fastball hacker--247/298/448 with 83 HR and 539 strikeouts in 471 career minor league games), and he suffered from nagging injuries (knee, hamstring, back, etc) throughout his career,

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  • Hopefully Pirates don't call up A. Lincoln.

    jacos 3 hours 34 min ago view
  • j.buchanan going friday...should be...baseball...or something like it.

    crunch 3 hours 41 min ago view
  • Wow. I didn't know they could do that.

    Nice for Willson, not so much for Addy.

    billybucks 3 hours 58 min ago view
  • Game is officially called...also officially a tie.

    Stats count, no make-up date of course.

     

    Rob G. 3 hours 59 min ago view
  • Yeah -- seeing the weather -- I hope KB and Rizz are inside, wrapped in blankets and drinking hot chocolate.

    billybucks 4 hours 46 min ago view
  • rain delay...thanks obama.

    crunch 5 hours 24 min ago view
  • Thanks again Phil. We actually were in Mesa and drove around. Hopefully, I am back for some Fall League. If not I have all of spring training (like the smart people who move here!)

    rvimpeny 6 hours 28 min ago view
  • What Rob G said.  I can't speak for Piittsburgh, but the other end of the state has had absolute crap weather for two days. Perfect day to take it easy.

    Transmission 6 hours 32 min ago view
  • tarp came off 10 minutes ago...let's do this.

    crunch 6 hours 46 min ago view
  • He will not pitch another game for Cubs

    /Unless injury in playoffs

    jacos 7 hours 2 min ago view
  • ~fart~

    jacos 7 hours 3 min ago view
  • Today is bullpen day

    jacos 7 hours 4 min ago view
  • 10/450 if they win WS

    jacos 7 hours 4 min ago view
  • Carrie Muskat [email protected]
    Even though Hammel is missing start, don't assume he'll not be on #Cubs postseason roster. Maddon says elbow problem isn't that bad

    Carrie Muskat [email protected]
    Maddon on #Cubs postseason rotation: "I don't want to announce anything. We haven't talked to anybody yet"

    Carrie Muskat [email protected]
    Maddon hopes Soler can take BP in Cincy, play in sim game Tue. "All of that should give us some kind of indication of where he's at"

    crunch 7 hours 21 min ago view
  • tarp on the field 40 minutes before gametime...meh.

    crunch 7 hours 24 min ago view
  • travel day + rain in Pittsburgh. Why risk injury?

    Rob G. 7 hours 27 min ago view