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Phelps Seeing Stars

Michael Phelps

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. More often than not, that's merely a poetic way of saying "suck it up."

For Cubs pitching prospect Michael Phelps, it wasn't that simple. Perhaps you've heard Phelps' tale before; perhaps not. It happened not too long ago in a place not too far away. The injury that would define Phelps' college career at Central Missouri State, a Division II school in Warrensburg, Mo., happened innocently enough. (Doesn't it always?) Phelps' injury was unlike that of most... Recommended Stories

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