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Cubs Interview: Ryan O'Malley

Ryan O'Malley

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.

The 26-year-old Springfield, Ill., native was with the Cubs' Triple-A team in nearby Round Rock, Texas, on the eve of his major league debut. The Cubs and Astros went 18 innings on Tuesday night through early Wednesday morning with the Cubs having gone through their entire roster and pitching staff to secure an 8-6 win. In the early Wednesday morning hours, O'Malley was told that he'd be going... Recommended Stories

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