Just over two weeks ago, left-hander Ryan O'Malley made his unexpected major league debut at Minute Maid Park against the Houston Astros and threw eight shutout innings in a 1-0 Cubs victory. Unlike many players leading up to their big league debuts, O'Malley didn't go through the normal routine of butterflies and pre-game jitters. He didn't have time.
September 1, 2006
When it comes to the Cubs' top-rated pitching prospects, left-hander Ryan O'Malley won't ever be mentioned in the same breath as names like Guzman, Ryu, or Wells. Some might not even consider him a prospect. He doesn't have an overpowering fastball or a glaring off-speed pitch, and at 26, he is just now experiencing his first full season to date in Triple-A.
June 25, 2006
Ryan O'Malley and Randy Wells continue to display pinpoint control.
May 27, 2006