Fri, 21 Dec 2012 12:31:33 -0800
The Chicago Cubs outrighted P Gerardo Concepcion to Class A Kane County.
Sun, 08 Jul 2012 18:10:47 -0700
Scouts who have seen Chicago Cubs SP Gerardo Concepcion pitch for Class A Peoria of the Midwest League have come away unimpressed. "They're trying to tell people it's just mechanics that he needs to get straightened out," one scout said. "But I'm telling you, he stinks. If he was in a junior college game you were at, you'd leave." Concepcion is 2-6 with a 7.39 ERA in 12 starts for Peoria.
Sun, 11 Mar 2012 12:10:42 -0700
Updating previous reports, Chicago Cubs P Gerardo Concepcion will receive a $3 million signing bonus, with the other $3 million being spread out over the five years of his deal.
Sun, 11 Mar 2012 11:49:55 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Chicago Cubs have officially announced the signing of Cuban P Gerardo Concepcion to a five-year deal worth a guaranteed $6 million. He will be sent to minor league camp but will be placed on the 40-man roster.
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:22:58 -0800
Chicago Cubs P Gerardo Concepcion agreed to a $7 million deal Thursday, Feb. 2, and the contract includes performance bonuses that could push the deal to $8 million. Concepcion must pass a physical to finalize the agreement.
Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:52:31 -0800
The Chicago Cubs signed Cuban P Gerardo Concepcion to an undisclosed deal, according to an industry source. He had worked out for the Texas Rangers last week, and the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox, Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals were also interested.
Wed, 01 Feb 2012 20:22:04 -0800
The Chicago White Sox continue to pursue Cuban free-agents P Gerardo Concepcion and OF Yoenis Cespedes. Concepcion is expected to select a team soon.
Thu, 26 Jan 2012 14:46:25 -0800
Cuban P Gerardo Concepcion is close to signing with an organization, and the Chicago White Sox are one of the teams in the mix.
Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:36:37 -0800
Cuban P Gerardo Concepcion worked out for the Texas Rangers in the Dominican Republic Monday, Jan. 23, and Texas is among the favorites to sign him. The Rangers, Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox have shown the most interest, but the Miami Marlins, Philadelphia Phillies, San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals are also in on him. Concepcion has an offer extended to him and is expected to sign a major league deal in the next two weeks.
Wed, 18 Jan 2012 12:38:39 -0800
Updating a previous item, Cuban P Gerardo Concepcion has been declared a free agent and is open to negotiate with any major league team, according to his agent. The New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox have shown the most interest in the pitcher. He will work out at the Yankees' training facility in the Dominican Republic Thursday, Jan. 19.