1. Chicago Cubs Rumors: The Wackiest Stories We've Heard This Offseason

    This was an offseason full of Cubs rumors lush with outlandish claims, ranging from Albert Pujols to Yu Darvish before the hot stove simmered and fans' expectations came back down to earth...

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  2. Chicago Cubs vs. White Sox: Who Is the King of Chicago at Every Position?

    The Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox are both in similar phases of organization development. They have moved away from the idea of signing high-priced free agents in favor of bringing in organization depth and developing it for the parent club...

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  3. Chicago Cubs Trade Carlos Zambrano and Cash to Miami Marlins for Chris Volstad

    ESPN Chicago's Bruce Levine is reporting that the Chicago Cubs will send Carlos Zambrano to the Miami Marlins for Marlins pitcher Chris Volstad...

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  4. MLB Trade Rumors: Cubs Ask Yankees for Jesus Montero in Matt Garza Trade Talks

    Jack Curry of the YES Network is reporting via Twitter that the Cubs have asked for top catching prospect Jesus Montero, and either Dellin Betances or Manny Banuelos in exchange for Matt Garza ...

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  5. Matt Garza Trade Rumors: Rangers Entering Mix for Coveted Ace?

    UPDATE (6:01 PM ET): The Red Sox acquired closer Andrew Bailey and the Rangers are left searching for pitching help. This could lead them to moving Neftali Feliz back to the closer role and stepping up pursuits for Matt Garza ...

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  6. 2011 Fantasy Football: 10 Players That Changed Your Fantasy Season

    The 2011 fantasy football season is either wrapping up with the conclusion of Monday's Saints-Falcons game, or will be finishing up next week in the regular season finale. If next week is your championship week, good luck, it is going to be tough...

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  7. Chicago Cubs Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons Matt Garza Trade Is a Huge Mistake

    Trading Matt Garza after one year with the Cubs would be a huge mistake that would come back to haunt the team. He is one of the best pitchers in baseball and his past numbers only reaffirm that notion...

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  8. Gio Gonzalez Traded to Nationals: 5 Pitchers Teams Will Now Chase in Trade Talks

    The Washington Nationals and Oakland Athletics recently finalized a blockbuster deal that sends left-handed pitcher Gio Gonzalez to the Nationals in exchange for catcher Derek Norris and pitchers A...

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  9. Breaking News: Cubs Agree in Principle to Sean Marshall Trade

    UPDATE: The Cubs have agreed in principle to the trade that will send Sean Marshall to the Reds for Travis Wood and two minor leaguers. The deal is expected to be announced Thursday...

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  10. Cincinnati Reds Acquire Mat Latos: What Did They Give Up?

    Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com is reporting that the Padres have traded starting pitcher Mat Latos to the Cincinnati Reds for pitchers Edinson Volquez and Brad Boxberger, first baseman Yonder Alonso and catcher Yasmani Grandal...

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  11. Prince Fielder Free Agent Rumors: The Latest and Why the Cubs Must Sign Him

    There is almost a sense of euphoria on the North Side these days. Despite coming off another embarrassing season in which the team's ace Carlos Zambrano was suspended and the highest paid player, Alfonso Soriano, hit just ...

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  12. Chicago Cubs: 5 Bold Predictions for the 2012 Season

    With changes at the top and a lot of money coming off the books, Cubs fans are expecting something new from their beloved Cubbies in 2012...

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  13. Chicago Cubs: Additional Moves Theo Epstein Should Consider

    The Cubs made some big moves to kick off the 2012 offseason. The move to bring in Theo Epstein as team president will certainly change the direction in Chicago and make them big players in the Midwest...

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  14. Pedro Martinez Update

    Free agent pitcher Pedro Martinez is still working out in the Dominican Republic in preparation for a team making him an offer...

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  15. Nationals to Fire Acta

    FOXSports.com's Ken Rosenthal is reporting that the Nationals will fire manager Manny Acta and replace him with bench coach Jim Riggleman. Acta has been with the team since the 2007 season, and has done a fairly good job despite poor records...

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  16. Peavy Out For a Month

    Padres pitcher Jake Peavy is expected to miss at least a month with an ankle injury, meaning he may be out until after the All-Star Break...

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  17. Cardinals Interested In Tejada

    Joe Strauss of the St. Louis Post Dispatch is reporting that the Cardinals have interest in Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada. Tejada is hitting .355 with 6 home runs and 21 doubles in 57 games, and is hitting ...

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  18. Nationals Sign Storen, Strasburg Next

    The Nationals have come to terms with their 10th overall pick, Drew Storen. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. As a sophomore at Standford, Storen went 7-1 with a 3.80 ERA and 7 saves...

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  19. Should Dodgers Trade Juan Pierre?

    Dodgers outfielder Juan Pierre has stepped up big time since Manny Ramirez was suspended, hitting .352 with 28 runs scored, 13 stolen bases, and a .412 on-base percentage. Pierre has three years and $28...

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  20. Heath Bell To the Cubs?

    Padres closer Heath Bell is 2-1 in 25 games, with a 1.42 ERA and a 0.99 WHIP, but is making just $1.5 million in 2009. Bell won't be a free agent until after the 2011 season, but his salary will continue to climb if he continues to throw the ball well...

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  21. Philadelphia Phillies Eye Brad Penny

    A scout has confirmed an ESPN.com report that the Phillies called the Red Sox about pitcher Brad Penny. Despite a 5-2 record, Penny owns a 5.85 ERA in 11 games with a 1.60 WHIP...

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  22. Angels Could Move Erik Aybar

    Angels shortstop Erik Aybar hit .303 in the month of May, bringing his season total to a .277 average with one home run. Aybar, 25, is blocking top prospect Brandon Wood, who is hitting ...

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  23. JJ Putz: Likely Done With Mets

    Mets relief pitcher, J.J. Putz, is scheduled to have elbow surgery, and will be out for 10-12 weeks. Putz, who is 1-4 with a 5.22 ERA in 29 games, has not made a successful transition to the set-up role...

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  24. Braves Acquire McLouth

    The Atlanta Braves have MLB&hl=265436&rwr=1">acquired outfielder Nate McLouth from the Pirates in exchange for pitchers Charlie Morton and Jeff Locke, and outfielder Gorkys Hernandez...

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  25. Atlanta Braves Release Glavine

    The Atlanta Braves Braves-release-future-Hall-lock-Glavine">cut ties with future Hall of Famer Tom Glavine, releasing him just a day after throwing six scoreless innings in a rehab start...

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