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New York Yankees close to trading closer Aroldis Chapman

New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman looks like he's finally going to find his new team. According to a report from FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Yankees have informed teams that they are close to trading Chapman. In addition, they are also planning on keeping setup man Andrew Miller who drew interest from a few teams. There's no word on who the Yankees are close to making a deal with for Chapman, but J ...

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Report: Chicago Cubs interested in Jay Bruce

The Chicago Cubs currently sit in first place in the NL Central as we approach the non-waiver trade deadline on August 1. Being in a position where they will likely make the playoffs, the Cubs will be looking to fill some needs come August 1. While starting pitching and the bullpen seem to be the clear choices, adding a bat is becoming a more realistic possibility. That bat could come from within the divisi ...

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Kyle Hendricks quietly one of the best pitchers in baseball

When most people think about the Chicago Cubs, most think about the names: Kris Bryant, Jake Arrieta and Anthony Rizzo. Even the sidekicks or the role players are well known like Jon Lester, Addison Russell, Javier Baez and Dexter Fowler. The list goes on. Yet nobody really talks about Kyle Hendricks. Even I said earlier in the year that the Cubs should flip one of their young bats for an established starte ...

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Dexter Fowler expected to return to Cubs on Friday

The Chicago Cubs are getting some much-needed help back at the top of the lineup. Outfielder Dexter Fowler is set to be activated from the DL on Friday as the Cubs will open up a three-game series in Milwaukee. Fowler has been out for a month with a hamstring injury. Iowa Cubs' reporter Tommy Birch reported the news: https://twitter.com/TommyBirch/status/755926896953688064 https://twitter.com/TommyBirch/sta ...

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Chicago Cubs add bullpen help with trade

The Chicago Cubs finally made a move to help improve their bullpen, and now it did not involve Andrew Miller or Aroldis Champman. During Wednesday's win over the New York Mets, ESPN reporter Tim Kurkijan reported that the Cubs and Seattle Mariners agreed to a deal. It was just an hour or so later that the names involved were revealed. The Cubs acquired left-handed reliever Mike Montgomery in exchange for mi ...

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Jason Heyward throws out Mets runner with beautiful throw

Jason Heyward might be struggling at the plate this season, but he still has a hell of an arm. During the top of the fourth inning in Wednesday's New York Mets-Chicago Cubs rubber match, Heyward made a defensive play that was just spectacular. Heyward nailed James Loney at the plate with 2 outs to save a run and preserve the Cubs 3-0 lead. Check out the throw: Jason Heyward throws out James Loney at home. p ...

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Chicago Cubs had plans for ‘bombshell’ trade

Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs front office may have had a big plan to acquire an arm before the MLB Trade Deadline. After the San Diego Padres traded pitcher Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox last week, FOX Sports insider Ken Rosenthal revealed the Cubs were in on the lefty as well. But they may not have wanted him for the long term. Rosenthal reports that the Cubs attempted to trade Pomeranz and then ...

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Chicago Cubs introduce “1914 Club”

By now you have an idea of what the future of Wrigley Field will look like when renovations are completed. But now the Chicago Cubs have something else in store. The Cubs released plans on Tuesday for a new private club in the stadium called the "American Airlines 1914 Club." The club will be located under the home plate seats, as they plan on renovating the section in the future. The 7,200-square-foot spac ...

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Joe Nathan ready for call-up with Chicago Cubs

Bullpen help is on the way for the Chicago Cubs. The calvary is almost here. And it won't even take a trade to do so. Formerly a shutdown closer for the Minnesota Twins, the 41-year-old Joe Nathan is attempting a comeback with the Cubs and looking good doing so. Here's a report of his night from July 15th against the Triple A affiliate for the New York Mets. https://twitter.com/CarrieMuskat/status/753962883 ...

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Chicago Cubs still a likely spot for Andrew Miller of the Yankees

The secret is out, the Chicago Cubs need some relief help from the bullpen and Theo Epstein has made it known that acquiring a big arm is the Cubs top priority before August 1. The talks of a deal that would send either Andrew Miller and/or Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs took an apparent nosedive after Epstein made it perfectly clear that he was looking forward to seeing Kyle Schwarber hit a big home run in a ...

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