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  1. Acquisition of Arodys Vizcaino makes Braves likelier to trade a set-up man

    Nov 16, 2014, 8:25 PM EST

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    The Braves could deal a set-up man now that they’ve added Arodys Vizcaino into the mix.

  2. Cubs acquire Tommy La Stella from the Braves

    Nov 16, 2014, 4:49 PM EST

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    From Mark D. Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune comes word that the Cubs have acquired infielder Tommy La Stella and international signing slot No. 4 from the Braves for reliever Arodys Vizcaino and three international signing bonus slots.

  3. Brewers “poised” to sign Jaye Chapman to a minor league deal

    Nov 15, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

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    The Brewers are expected to sign a potential comeback candidate in Jaye Chapman.

  4. Report: Cubs trying to acquire Jordan Zimmermann from Nationals

    Nov 11, 2014, 9:08 PM EST

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    The Cubs could bolster their pitching staff without signing Max Scherzer or Jon Lester.

  5. Cubs “rolled out the red carpet” for Russell Martin

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

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    Pittsburgh may find it tough to keep the free agent catcher.

  6. Cubs expected to target Russell Martin

    Nov 4, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

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    Welington Castillo could be a goner.

  7. The Cubs re-sign Tsuyoshi Wada to a one-year deal

    Nov 3, 2014, 11:33 AM EST

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    The lefty impressed in 2014 after never getting a chance to pitch in Baltimore.

  8. Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada to hold a showcase

    Nov 2, 2014, 9:05 PM EST

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    Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada will hold a showcase for representatives from all 30 MLB teams on November 12.

  9. Previewing tonight’s Fall Stars Game in the Arizona Fall League

    Nov 1, 2014, 5:34 PM EST

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    The game, which will begin at 8 p.m. ET, will be shown on MLB Network and can be streamed live on MLB.com.

  10. Cubs exercise 2015 club option on Jacob Turner

    Nov 1, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    Turner had a 6.49 ERA and 17/10 K/BB ratio in 24 2/3 innings over six starts and two relief appearances with Chicago down the stretch.

  11. HardballTalk’s Top 150 Free Agents for 2015

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    Including writeups for the top 63, because we’re not always all about round numbers.

  12. Bruce Bochy, Dave Righetti have discussed using Madison Bumgarner on short rest if Giants lose Game 3

    Oct 24, 2014, 8:05 PM EST

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    The Giants have kicked around the idea of using Madison Bumgarner on short rest if they lose Game 3 of the World Series against the Royals.

  13. Cubs shutting down prospect Addison Russell from Arizona Fall League

    Oct 23, 2014, 7:49 PM EST

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    One of the game’s top shortstop prospects, Russell saw some time at second base in the Arizona Fall League.

  14. Theo Epstein: “Our goal in 2015 is to win the National League Central”

    Oct 11, 2014, 7:26 PM EST

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    Theo Epstein has his eyes on an NL Central title in 2015. It’s a realistic aspiration.

  15. Cubs expect Javier Baez to be their Opening Day second baseman despite rookie struggles

    Sep 30, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

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    Javier Baez hit just .169 with 95 strikeouts in 52 games as a 21-year-old rookie.

  16. Manny Ramirez, Cubs assistant hitting coach?

    Sep 30, 2014, 4:16 PM EST

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    It’s not as crazy as it may seem.

  17. Pouliot’s 2014 National League awards picks

    Sep 30, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    You know Kershaw is the Cy Young. Is he the MVP, too?

  18. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Sep 29, 2014, 6:47 AM EST

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    All good things must come to an end.

  19. Giancarlo Stanton looks as good as new

    Sep 27, 2014, 1:58 PM EST

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    Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton suffered multiple facial fractures and dental damage when he was hit by a pitch from Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers on September 11, but he’s looking like his old self again just a little over two weeks later.

  20. Cubs tab Jacob Turner over Kyle Hendricks to start Sunday’s regular season finale

    Sep 26, 2014, 10:55 PM EST

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    The Cubs will start Jacob Turner over Kyle Hendricks on Sunday, citing Hendricks’ workload as the reason.

  21. Derek Jeter has the most popular player jersey since the All-Star break

    Sep 25, 2014, 4:30 PM EST

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    The old man tops the list, but a lot of young stars are right on his heels.

  22. Cubs demote Edwin Jackson to the bullpen

    Sep 23, 2014, 6:48 PM EST

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    Chicago owes him $11 million in 2015 and $11 million in 2016.

  23. Cubs ready to make a big play for pitching

    Sep 22, 2014, 3:15 PM EST

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    The Cubs know they can’t just get by on change-of-scenery guys and sign-and-flip deals.

  24. Javier Baez is hitting .178 with 78 strikeouts in 43 games; should the Cubs be worried?

    Sep 19, 2014, 2:14 PM EST

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    After homering seven times in his first 19 games Cubs rookie Javier Baez has gone deep just twice in his last 24 games while hitting .146 with 44 strikeouts.

  25. Anthony Rizzo wins 2014 Branch Rickey Award

    Sep 18, 2014, 11:15 PM EST

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    Rizzo won the award in recognition of his community work with pediatric cancer patients.

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