Corey Black

Chicago Cubs #0 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 08/04/91
  • Age: 22
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 175
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

What If Alfonso Soriano Hadn't Been Traded?


Last July, the Cubs sent Alfonso Soriano to the Yankees. What if they hadn't?

Cubs Minor Parts: Trey Masek


Next in a series, this time profiling a pitcher from last year's draft.

Cubs Minor Parts: Corey Black


Today, BCB's Tim Huwe profiles the prospect the Cubs got in return for Alfonso Soriano.

Cubs Prospects: The 50-Percent Rule


An oft-used axiom is that a player who is successful in Double-A has a 50-percent chance of being a successful major leaguer. I examine how this plays into evaluating present Cubs prospects.

Steinbrenner overruled Cashman on Soriano trade

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner overruled GM Brian Cashman when it came to acquiring Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano.

Community Reaction: Yankees trade for Soriano


Alfonso Soriano trade reactions from the fans on Twitter and Pinstriped Bible

The Rays Tank: First Place Day


Good things happen when the Rays play the Yankees and the Red Sox play the Orioles.

The other side of the trade: who is Corey Black?

The Yankees patched up a need with the acquisition of Alfonso Soriano, but what exactly did they give up?

Corey Black going to the Cubs

The Tampa right-hander is on his way to Chicago (or Daytona).

Cubs trade Alfonso Soriano to Yankees for prospect


The Cubs traded veteran outfielder Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees this morning, receiving a pitching prospect in return, most likely right-hander Corey Black.

Yankees and Cubs agree to Alfonso Soriano trade

The Cubs are close to trading Alfonso Soriano to the Yankees for a pitching prospect


Yankees, Cubs Soriano trade receives MLB approval

Due to the money involved, Chicago and New York require commissioner approval.

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