Brooks Raley pitches against the Reds during the first inning of the Cubs' 3-0 loss Sunday at Wrigley Field.
Chicago Cubs starter Brooks Raley throws a pitch against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, in San Diego.
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Most of the Cubs' call-ups are guys I've seen at one point or another in spring training, but occasionally, a player will slip through the cracks like Brooks Raley. Prior to his debut in San Diego, if he had walked right up to me on the street, I would have had no idea who he was.