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

    Jun 25, 2014, 6:57 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw

    The fella with the beard? The one who pitches for Los Angeles? Yeah, he’s pretty good.

  2. Cubs activate Welington Castillo from the disabled list

    Jun 22, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

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    From Bruce Levine of Chicago’s 670 The Score comes word that the Cubs have activated catcher Welington Castillo from the 15-day disabled list and designated Eli Whiteside for assignment in a corresponding move to open up a roster spot.

  3. Brian Cashman could make a deal in the coming weeks

    Jun 20, 2014, 7:40 PM EDT

    Brian Cashman

    The Yankees may be on the prowl for a rotation upgrade in the coming weeks.

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

    Jun 19, 2014, 6:17 AM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw no-hitter

    Clayton Kershaw was nearly perfect. And, at least by one measure, was better than a lot of guys who have thrown perfect games.

  5. Cubs reportedly made new five-year offer to Jeff Samardzija, but he isn’t going to accept it

    Jun 18, 2014, 6:24 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported earlier this week that the Cubs were making a late push to lock up ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. But it doesn’t sound like anything is going to get done between the two parties.

  6. The Giants and Royals were scouting Jeff Samardzija last night

    Jun 18, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    The hottest property at the trade deadline is being scouted by contenders.

  7. The Cubs are talking to Jeff Samardzija about a long term deal

    Jun 17, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT

    Chicago Cubs Photo Day

    I’m mostly happy that I get to use this pic. Oh my God, this pic.

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

    Jun 17, 2014, 6:39 AM EDT

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    The Royals are knocking on the door of first place after knocking a former Cy Young Award and MVP winner around pretty good.

  9. VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton hits a laser for an opposite-field home run

    Jun 16, 2014, 11:00 PM EDT

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    Analysis: Giancarlo Stanton hits baseballs really hard.

  10. Giants are “showing strong interest” in Jeff Samardzija

    Jun 15, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday afternoon that the Cubs have already been in trade talks with multiple teams about ace right-hander Jeff Samardzija. Some of those calls have apparently come from San Francisco.

  11. Astros sign Jose Veras to minor league contract

    Jun 15, 2014, 11:54 AM EDT

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    From MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart comes word that the Astros have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with free agent reliever Jose Veras. The right-hander was released by the Cubs last Tuesday after allowing 12 earned runs in just 13 1/3 innings.

  12. Emilio Bonifacio diagnosed with oblique strain

    Jun 14, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

    Emilio Bonifacio AP

    An MRI has confirmed that the Cubs’ Emilio Bonifacio is dealing with an oblique strain.

  13. Report: Cubs already talking potential trades involving Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel

    Jun 14, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT

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    The number of sellers before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline will likely be limited. The Cubs are one of the obvious ones and they are already talking about potential trades.

  14. Roberto Hernandez was ejected without a warning for hitting Starlin Castro with a pitch

    Jun 13, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

    Roberto Hernandez

    Home plate umpire Mark Ripperger had a quick trigger to eject Roberto Hernandez from the game after he hit Starlin Castro with a fastball.

  15. Cubs place Emilio Bonifacio on the disabled list

    Jun 13, 2014, 5:54 PM EDT

    Emilio Bonifacio

    Emilio Bonifacio injured his rib cage Thursday night and the Cubs have placed him on the disabled list, activating outfielder Ryan Sweeney from DL to take his spot on the roster.

  16. Cubs sign Yorvit Torrealba

    Jun 12, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

    Yorvit Torrealba

    Chicago currently has John Baker and Eli Whiteside splitting time behind the plate because starting catcher Welington Castillo is on the disabled list with a rib cage injury.

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

    Jun 11, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

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    Collin Cowgill’s walkoff homer in the 14th was something. Yoenis Cespedes’ throw in the eighth was even more something.

  18. VIDEO: Gregory Polanco singles in his second MLB at-bat

    Jun 10, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT

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    Watch as Pirates stud outfield prospect Gregory Polanco slaps a single to left field in his second major league at-bat Tuesday night at PNC Park against Cubs starter Travis Wood …

  19. Cubs release Jose Veras

    Jun 10, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

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    As expected, no other teams claimed Jose Veras and the remainder of his $4 million contract off waivers after the Cubs designated him for assignment last week and the 33-year-old reliever has been released.

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

    Jun 6, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

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    The Giants and Jays keep rolling merrily along. And Travis Wood [all together now] helps his own cause.

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

    Jun 5, 2014, 7:04 AM EDT

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    The Indians, A’s and Jays are surging. The Yankees, Rays and Braves are reeling. The Padres won a game despite getting only one hit. As Earl Weaver once said: Baseball: we do this every day, lady.

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

    Jun 4, 2014, 6:40 AM EDT

    Henderson Alvarez

    Henderson Alvarez has three shutouts. Three shutouts was enough to be the full-season leader in that category in five of the past 11 seasons.

  23. Cubs place Welington Castillo on disabled list, designate Jose Veras for assignment

    Jun 3, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT

    Chicago Cubs v Cincinnati Reds

    Cubs starting catcher Welington Castillo is disabled list bound with a rib cage injury suffered Sunday and they’ve called up journeyman backup catcher Eli Whiteside from Triple-A to replace him on the roster.

  24. Marlins sign former closer Kevin Gregg

    Jun 2, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    When last we heard from veteran reliever Kevin Gregg it was April and he was bashing sabermetrics, complaining that the Cubs didn’t re-sign him, and “just waiting for an opportunity” to return to the majors at age 36.

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

    Jun 2, 2014, 6:08 AM EDT

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    Six shutouts on Sunday afternoon. So don’t worry if you think you wasted your day because 20% of all major league teams didn’t get much done yesterday either.

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