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

    Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EST

    Travis Wood AP

    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.

  2. Rangers agree to a deal with Kyuji Fujikawa

    Dec 12, 2014, 7:31 PM EST

    Kyuji Fujikawa Getty

    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.

  3. The 2014 Winter Meetings in Review

    Dec 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EST

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

  4. HBT Extra: Who will be better in 2015? The Cubs or the White Sox?

    Dec 10, 2014, 6:10 PM EST

    jon lester getty

    The Cubs and White Sox — both teams who finished 17 games out and lost 89 games last year — have made all the noise in San Diego. But who has made more noise?

  5. Diamondbacks are “listening to offers” for Wade Miley

    Dec 10, 2014, 10:45 AM EST

    Baltimore Orioles v Arizona Diamondbacks

    He’s arbitration eligible for the first time and under team control through 2017.

  6. What the Jon Lester signing means for him, the Cubs and the Red Sox

    Dec 10, 2014, 8:29 AM EST

    Epstein Hoyer

    The Cubs got better. The Red Sox’ job just got harder. Jon Lester got paid. Now what happens?

  7. Jon Lester goes to Cubs for $155 million over six years

    Dec 10, 2014, 1:34 AM EST

    Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Oakland Athletics

    Lester will try to bring the North Side its first World Series victory since 1908.

  8. Cubs expected to trade catcher Welington Castillo

    Dec 9, 2014, 6:06 PM EST

    Welington Castillo AP

    After acquiring Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks today, the Cubs are expected to move Welington Castillo.

  9. Done deal: Cubs acquire Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero

    Dec 9, 2014, 4:07 PM EST

    Miguel Montero

    Montero was an All-Star in 2011 and signed a five-year, $60 million contract extension in May of 2012.

  10. Cubs re-sign Jason Hammel after trading him away in July

    Dec 8, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

    Jason Hammel

    They get to keep the prospects received from the A’s, too.

  11. Report: Jason Hammel close to signing with the Cubs

    Dec 8, 2014, 12:37 AM EST

    Jason Hammel

    The Cubs are reportedly close to a deal with free agent pitcher Jason Hammel.

  12. Cubs aren’t making Starlin Castro available

    Dec 7, 2014, 6:25 PM EST

    Starlin Castro Getty

    Starlin Castro is staying put, according to the Cubs.

  13. Braves interested in Stephen Drew for second base

    Dec 7, 2014, 2:15 PM EST

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    Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Braves have expressed interest in signing free agent Stephen Drew to play second base.

  14. 2014 Non-tender Tracker

    Dec 3, 2014, 12:22 AM EST

    Kris Medlen AP

    A list of all of the new free agents in advance of Tuesday’s midnight deadline.

  15. Report: Athletics working on a trade

    Nov 28, 2014, 8:44 PM EST

    Josh Donaldson

    The Athletics are reportedly close to getting three or four players back in a trade involving starter Jeff Samardzija.

  16. Pedro Strop was involved in an accident in the Dominican Republic

    Nov 28, 2014, 11:00 AM EST

    Chicago Cubs v Cincinnati Reds

    He’s reportedly uninjured, though details are scarce at the moment.

  17. MLB players react to Odell Beckham, Jr. catch on Sunday Night Football

    Nov 23, 2014, 10:20 PM EST

    Odell Beckham Jr.

    Giants receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. made a ridiculous catch on Sunday Night Football. MLB players reacted to it on Twitter.

  18. Report: Cubs the “clear front-runner” for Russell Martin

    Nov 16, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

    Pittsburgh Pirates v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

    The Cubs are the “clear front-runner” to nab free agent catcher Russell Martin according to Ken Rosenthal.

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

    Nov 16, 2014, 8:25 PM EST

    Arodys Vizcaino

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

  20. Cubs acquire Tommy La Stella from the Braves

    Nov 16, 2014, 4:49 PM EST

    tommy la stella getty

    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.

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

    Nov 15, 2014, 6:20 PM EST

    Jaye Chapman

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

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

    Nov 11, 2014, 9:08 PM EST

    Jordan Zimmermann

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

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

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Russell Martin

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

  24. Cubs expected to target Russell Martin

    Nov 4, 2014, 4:25 PM EST

    Russell Martin

    Welington Castillo could be a goner.

  25. 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.

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
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  2. J. Shields (5313)
  3. J. Papelbon (4703)
  4. I. Suzuki (3832)
  5. J. Gomes (3726)
  1. J. Hoffman (3015)
  2. J. Santana (2929)
  3. D. Fowler (2928)
  4. G. Soto (2855)
  5. J. Montero (2818)