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  1. UPDATE: Astros in “serious discussions” with Ryan Vogelsong

    Jan 19, 2015, 11:47 PM EDT

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    After acquiring Evan Gattis from the Braves last week and swapping Dexter Fowler to the Cubs today for Luis Valbuena and Dan Straily, the Astros might have another move up their sleeve soon.

  2. Cubs GM Jed Hoyer says moving Luis Valbuena doesn’t change Kris Bryant’s timetable

    Jan 19, 2015, 8:55 PM EDT

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    Cubs fans are clamoring for Kris Bryant’s arrival to the big leagues, but they might have to be patient.

  3. Cubs acquire Dexter Fowler in a trade with the Astros

    Jan 19, 2015, 10:48 AM EDT

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    According to a report, the Cubs are on the verge of acquiring Dexter Fowler from the Astros.

  4. 54 players exchange figures with their clubs following today’s deadline

    Jan 16, 2015, 9:58 PM EDT

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    Find out what salaries arbitration-eligible players and their respective teams filed for ahead of Friday’s deadline.

  5. Cubs, Felix Doubront avoid arbitration for $1.925 million

    Jan 15, 2015, 12:17 PM EDT

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    Doubront was acquired from the Red Sox at the trade deadline.

  6. Mariners acquire Mike Kickham from the Cubs

    Jan 14, 2015, 7:54 PM EDT

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    The Mariners sent a minor leaguer to the Cubs in exchange for lefty Mike Kickham.

  7. Diamondbacks asking around about catching, but finding price is too high

    Jan 10, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT

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    The Diamondbacks have asked the Cubs about Welington Castillo and the Blue Jays about Dioner Navarro, but general manager Dave Stewart says the club isn’t making much progress in trade talks.

  8. Seth Smith “put two and two together”, knew a trade was likely

    Jan 1, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT

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    Seth Smith could read the writing on the wall after the Padres traded for Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, and Justin Upton.

  9. Mariners get Seth Smith from Padres for Brandon Maurer

    Dec 30, 2014, 6:21 PM EDT

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    It was reported as close to happening a few hours ago and now ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick says it’s done: Seth Smith, 32-year-old Padres outfielder, has been traded to the Mariners in a straight swap for 24-year-old right-handed reliever Brandon Maurer.

  10. Starlin Castro’s agent thinks his client would be better off living year-round in the U.S.

    Dec 29, 2014, 9:41 PM EDT

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was cleared of any wrongdoing in a shooting at a nightclub in the Dominican Republic over the weekend, but he has now had two such incidents in the past month.

  11. UPDATE: Starlin Castro free after being questioned about shooting in Dominican Republic

    Dec 27, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT

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    Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was reportedly detained for questioning by authorities in the Dominican Republic on Saturday in connection with a nightclub shooting that injured six people.

  12. Before deciding on the Cubs, David Ross heard on the radio that he signed with the Padres

    Dec 27, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    David Ross recently took Rob Bradford of WEEI.com behind the scenes of how he landed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Cubs.

  13. 2015 Free Agent Tracker

    Dec 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT

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    Your one-stop shop for all of the offseason signings.

  14. Cubs announce two-year, $5 million deal with David Ross

    Dec 23, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal was first to report that a deal was in place between the Cubs and veteran catcher David Ross, and now that agreement has been made official …

  15. Report: David Ross to sign with the Cubs

    Dec 19, 2014, 5:18 PM EDT

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    Jon Lester now has a personal catcher.

  16. UPDATE: Nope: David Ross is going to the Cubs.

    Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT

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    One player the Padres did NOT get.

  17. Blue Jays sign Ryan Kalish

    Dec 17, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    One-time Red Sox prospect trying to snag a bench gig.

  18. Mariners acquire outfielder Justin Ruggiano from Cubs

    Dec 17, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

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    Seattle is looking for right-handed bats.

  19. Orioles sign reliever Wesley Wright to one-year contract

    Dec 16, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

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    From MASN’s Roch Kubatko comes word that the Orioles have agreed to terms on a one-year free agent contract with reliever Wesley Wright.

  20. Red Sox receive infielder Marco Hernandez from Cubs to complete Felix Doubront trade

    Dec 15, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

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    The Red Sox acquired infielder Marco Hernandez from the Cubs today to complete the Felix Doubront trade from July.

  21. Kyuji Fujikawa’s deal with the Rangers is worth $1 million

    Dec 15, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

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    Fujikawa is 34 years old and still needs to prove that he’s fully recovered from Tommy John elbow surgery.

  22. Cubs interested in free agent outfielder Colby Rasmus

    Dec 14, 2014, 5:04 PM EDT

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    From Shi Davidi of Toronto’s Sportsnet.ca …

  23. Report: The Phillies have asked about Cubs left-hander Travis Wood

    Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT

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    Wood turns 28 in February and posted an ugly 5.03 ERA and 146/76 K/BB ratio in 173 2/3 innings over 31 starts this past season.

  24. Rangers agree to a deal with Kyuji Fujikawa

    Dec 12, 2014, 7:31 PM EDT

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    Fujikawa was expected to handle the closer role when the Cubs brought him over from Japan for $9.5 million two years ago, but Tommy John surgery limited him to just 27 appearances with the club.

  25. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

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    The past view days were . . . intense. But here is a quick and handy guide to everything that went down.

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