Zobrist Dealt to Royals, Nationals Acquire Papelbon

Dayton Moore is sparing no expense to improve the Royals’ roster. The Royals acquired INF/OF Ben Zobrist from the A’s on Tuesday afternoon. Kansas City sent LHP Sean Manaea and RHP Aaron Brooks to Oakland for Ben Zobrist and cash, reportedly more than $2 million. Sean Manaea has a big arm and started the season […]


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Cole Hamels Update: Giants Making a Strong Push, Phillies See Rangers as Best Fit

Updated 11:57am CDT – According to a report from Jayson Stark, the Phillies have asked all interested teams to submit their best offers for Cole Hamels by Wednesday. The Phillies’ front office will decide at that point where Hamels will be traded. As Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline (Friday, 3:00pm CDT) quickly approaches, the Cubs pursuit […]


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The Daily CCO: La Stella Ready for Rehab Assignment, Cubs Release Jackson and Other News and Rumors

Kris Bryant, Starlin Castro and the Cubs’ offense picked up the pitching staff Monday and provided a memorable win over the Rockies. What will be lost in the two comebacks Monday night are the performances turned in by Dexter Fowler and Addison Russell. Fowler singled in the ninth with one out and reached base three […]


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Reports: Cubs Focused on RHP Tyson Ross and RHP Ian Kennedy

The Cubs would like to add at least one starting pitcher prior to the non-waiver trade deadline (Friday, 3:00pm CDT) and are focused on RHP Tyson Ross and RHP Ian Kennedy according to multiple reports. The Cubs and Padres reportedly discussed a deal for Starlin Castro. A.J. Preller is looking for a shortstop and the […]


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Bryant’s Big Fly Walks Off the Rockies – Cubs 9, Rockies 8

Game Ninety-Eight – Cubs 9, Rockies 8 WP – Rafael Soriano (1-0, BS 1) LP – John Axford (3-4, BS 4) Save – None Kris Bryant stepped to the plate with two outs in the ninth, Dexter Fowler on first base and the Cubs down 8-7 after Jason Motte and Rafael Soriano gave up four […]


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Talkin’ Cubs Live – Cubs vs. Rockies – 07/27/15

Game Ninety-Eight: Cubs (51-46) vs. Rockies (42-54) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV:  Comcast SportsNet Plus – Radio: WBBM 780, Cubs Radio Network, XM Radio Channels 184, 844 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Kyle Hendricks (4-5, 3.66/1.13/3.23) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (6-4, 4.62/1.41/4.45) The Cubs turn to Kyle Hendricks tonight to end […]


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Cubs Reportedly Discussed Starlin Castro with the Padres

According to a report from Jon Paul Morosi, the Cubs have discussed Starlin Castro with the San Diego Padres. The Cubs have been connected to the Padres’ starting pitchers (James Shields, Andrew Cashner, Tyson Ross and Ian Kennedy) and A.J. Preller is believed to be looking for a shortstop. Morosi added that due to the […]


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Cubs Could Reportedly Take Up to the Deadline to Add a Starting Pitcher

The Cubs are expected to be active before the non-waiver trade deadline (Friday, 3:00pm CDT) and have been linked by the mainstream media to just about every player that is known to be available. The Cubs would like to add at least one starting pitcher, a late-inning reliever and a bat. Reports have suggested the […]


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The Daily CCO: Schwarber Played Left Field, Baez Continued Rehab and Other Cubs News and Rumors

The Cubs rough weekend ended with a positive vibe thanks to Addison Russell, David Ross and Kyle Schwarber. But this is the first Monday the Cubs are looking up at a team for the second Wild Card spot in the National League. The Cubs struggles have coincided with a Giants surge and Joe Maddon’s team […]


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Cubs Weekend Headlines: Rumors Highlights of a Difficult Three Days for the North Side Nine

As the front office spent the weekend working on ways to improve Joe Maddon’s roster, it was a rather difficult three days for the team on the field. Not only were the Cubs swept by the Phillies, but The Streak came to an end and Jason Hammel’s performance Sunday raised a red flag. Off the […]


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