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Potential deadline trades

Nearly every player on the Cubs is a potential trade candidate so talking about each one would be exhaustive and pointless. Luis Valbuena is a trade candidate though why any team would trade for him, I don't know. It's not like there was a line of teams wanting to sign him after he was DFA'd […]

Paul Maholm on possibility of Pirates trading for him

Paul Maholm was asked about rumors the Pirates may be interested in him last night in Pittsburgh and he had this to say: “It would be ironic to leave as a free agent and then they wanted me back. There are rumors, and we will see how it turns out. My next two starts are […]

Cubs may or may not have acquired Randall Delgado and this is his story

Keith Law has confirmed that Ryan Dempster has been traded to the Atlanta Braves for Randall Delgado. The issue of money still has to be settled though. It was later confirmed there is not yet a trade. Nobody knows why. I assume the trade gets done so I"m getting a head start. The Cubs will […]

Dempster/Braves trade is 50/50

According to Jon Heyman, the Braves and Ryan Dempster trade is 50/50.  The Ryan Dempster-Braves trade is now said to be "50-50,'' according to one person familiar with the talks. The deal, as proposed, was going to send top Braves pitching prospect Randall Delgado to the Cubs. "It could happen, or it could blow up,'' another person said. […]

Series Preview: Chicago Cubs (29-49) @ Atlanta Braves (41-37)

The red hot Chicago Cubs travel to Atlanta fresh off sweeping the super-talented Houston Astros. The Braves lost 2 of 3 to the Nationals over the weekend.  Teams at a glance Stat Cubs Braves wOBA .297 .317 wRC+ 80 (16) 98 (5) UZR 2.5 (6) 35.7 (1) BsR 1.2 (7) 6.0 (2) SP ERA 4.32 […]

Series Preview: Atlanta Braves (18-11) at Chicago Cubs (11-17)

The Cubs just managed to take 2 of 3 from the NL's best team and now face another one of the best teams in the Atlanta Braves. The Braves are a half game behind the Nationals in the NL East, but have won 3 in a row. Pitching Matchups Monday, May 7, 7:05 PM CT, […]

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