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  1. The Cubs are calling up Javier Baez

    Aug 4, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Javier Baez

    The future is finally here.

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

    Aug 4, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Indians celebration

    The Tribe walks off against Texas, MadBum was dominant and V-Mart goes yard again. Note: if you were not a baseball fan, you would have no idea what any of the stuff in the previous sentence meant. It’s just barely English, yet we all get it. Cool, huh?

  3. Twins claim outfielder Jordan Schafer off of waivers from the Braves

    Aug 3, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT

    Jordan Schafer

    The Braves were crunched for roster space, so they designated Jordan Schafer for assignment on Friday. The Twins decided to put a claim in on him.

  4. VIDEO: Yasiel Puig gets creative to avoid tag at home plate

    Aug 2, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

    Yasiel Puig Getty

    Yasiel Puig doing Yasiel Puig things.

  5. The Braves are going to designate Jordan Schafer for assignment

    Aug 1, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT

    Jordan Schafer

    Perhaps he and Uggla can join up to fight crime someplace?

  6. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 1, 2014, 6:35 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    A good day for Clayton Kershaw. A bad day for Cliff Lee, Tyler Skaggs and Eric Hosmer.

  7. Cubs trade James Russell and Emilio Bonifacio to the Braves for a catching prospect.

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT

    Russell_James

    The Braves get their lefty and a venerable super sub. The Cubs get an interesting catching prospect.

  8. 2014 Trade Deadline Tracker

    Jul 31, 2014, 4:15 PM EDT

    David Price

    Recapping all of Thursday’s dealings in one spot.

  9. “All indications” Cubs will trade Emilio Bonifacio

    Jul 31, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Emilio Bonifacio

    Emilio Bonifacio was available to the Cubs on a minor-league deal after being released by the Royals in February and now five months later they’re going to get something in return for the 29-year-old speedster.

  10. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 30, 2014, 7:24 AM EDT

    90s

    The Yankees and Rangers gave us a retro night in Arlington.

  11. Cubs shift setup man Neil Ramirez from Triple-A Iowa to the major league disabled list

    Jul 29, 2014, 8:41 PM EDT

    neil ramirez getty

    The Cubs made the curious decision to option reliever Neil Ramirez to Triple-A Iowa on Saturday despite his 0.96 ERA in 28 innings, but that option has now been voided and Ramirez has been transferred to the 15-day major league disabled list with a sore triceps.

  12. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 29, 2014, 5:00 AM EDT

    Marlins celebration

    A three run lead and Rafael Soriano on the hill usually leads to an un-tuck fest. Not last night it didn’t.

  13. Dodgers acquire Darwin Barney from Cubs

    Jul 28, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT

    Darwin Barney Getty

    Last week the Cubs designated infielder Darwin Barney for assignment and now Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports that they’re close to trading him to the Dodgers.

  14. The Cubs are shopping Edwin Jackson. Good luck with that.

    Jul 25, 2014, 10:38 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v St. Louis Cardinals

    He’s a double threat: bad and expensive.

  15. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 24, 2014, 7:01 AM EDT

    Alex Cobb

    The Rays stay hot, the Yankees get an assist from Mother Nature and Mike Moustakas showed us how to jar a bar loose from the catcher’s mitt without breaking the home plate collision rules.

  16. Cubs weigh position changes for Javier Baez and Kris Bryant

    Jul 23, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant Cubs

    So when are Javier Baez and Kris Bryant getting here?

  17. And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 23, 2014, 7:17 AM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-07-23 at 6.23.57 AM

    Jonathan Lucory hit two homers last night, including the walkoff.

  18. Cubs designate Darwin Barney for assignment, activate Emilio Bonifacio from disabled list

    Jul 22, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Darwin Barney Getty

    Darwin Barney logged 500-plus plate appearances for the Cubs each season from 2011-2013 and was the Opening Day second baseman this year, but today he was designated for assignment to make roster room for Emilio Bonifacio’s return from the disabled list.

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

    Jul 21, 2014, 5:03 AM EDT

    Mike Trout Bow and Arrow

    You never shoot your arrows . . . when you’re sitting at the table. There’ll be time enough for shootin’ . . . when the game is done.

  20. Video: Anthony Rizzo falls into the camera well to make a catch, rule 7.04(c) invoked

    Jul 20, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT

    Anthony Rizzo

    Anthony Rizzo made a great catch on Sunday, and also allowed us to brush up on rule 7.04(c).

  21. 105-year-old woman to throw out the first pitch at a Padres game

    Jul 18, 2014, 10:40 AM EDT

    padres logo

    Bud Black is considering her to bat cleanup, too.

  22. Emilio Bonifacio nearing return to the Cubs

    Jul 16, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT

    Emilio Bonifacio AP

    After going 3-for-10 with a stolen base in three rookie-ball games Cubs utility man Emilio Bonifacio has moved his minor-league rehab assignment to Double-A.

  23. Baseball is dying, you guys

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

    Tombstone

    This is so sad. It looked so healthy, too.

  24. Where have all the superstar left-handed hitters gone?

    Jul 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

    Robinson Cano

    Last night’s Home Run Derby included just one left-handed hitter (Justin Morneau) among the eight contestants and tonight’s All-Star game will feature only two left-handed hitters (Chase Utley, Robinson Cano) among the 18 starters.

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