Jun 18, 2015, 7:24 AM EDT
More blowouts. More position players pitching. A couple of heroic performances. We had a little of everything last night.
Jun 12, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT
Justin Smoak: now with a triple!
Jun 6, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT
The Diamondbacks activate Jake Lamb and make room for him on the roster in designating Jordan Pacheco for assignment.
Jun 4, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT
Ruggiano is batting just .214/.321/.357 with two home runs and three RBI over 81 plate appearances this season, but he has produced an .823 OPS against southpaws.
Jun 3, 2015, 7:33 PM EDT
Quite a splash here for the early-June market …
May 19, 2015, 9:40 AM EDT
A depth move for the Mariners.
Mar 12, 2015, 6:46 PM EDT
Ferrell picked it up cleanly and hit the cut-off man. Not bad. Not bad at all.
Jan 10, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT
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.
Dec 13, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT
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.
Dec 10, 2014, 1:34 AM EDT
Lester will try to bring the North Side its first World Series victory since 1908.
Dec 9, 2014, 6:06 PM EDT
After acquiring Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks today, the Cubs are expected to move Welington Castillo.
Dec 9, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT
Montero was an All-Star in 2011 and signed a five-year, $60 million contract extension in May of 2012.
Nov 16, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT
The Cubs are the “clear front-runner” to nab free agent catcher Russell Martin according to Ken Rosenthal.
Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EDT
Pittsburgh may find it tough to keep the free agent catcher.
Nov 4, 2014, 4:25 PM EDT
Welington Castillo could be a goner.
Jorge Soler is third player in last 100 years with an extra-base hit in each of his first five games
Sep 1, 2014, 9:11 PM EDT
Enos Slaughter (1933) and Will Middlebrooks (2012) are the only others.
Jul 5, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
Darwin Barney is feeling a little lonely in the Cubs’ clubhouse these days.
Jul 5, 2014, 12:18 AM EDT
Get excited, Cubs fans. You too, fantasy leaguers.
Jun 22, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT
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.
Jun 12, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
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.
Jun 3, 2014, 5:07 PM EDT
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.
May 16, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT
How much longer will Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel be in Chicago?
Mar 11, 2014, 12:03 AM EDT
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Chicago Cubs. The Big Question: Is the wait almost over? It has been 105 long years since the north…
Dec 2, 2013, 9:03 PM EDT
The Cubs and catcher George Kottaras have agreed to a one-year, $1.075 million contract to avoid arbitration, reports CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Kottaras was acquired from the Royals last week in exchange for cash considerations. The 30-year-old earned $1 million this past season while batting .180/.349/.370 with five home runs and 12 RBI over 126…
Nov 26, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT
Designated for assignment by the Royals last week, catcher George Kottaras has been traded to the Cubs for cash considerations. Kottaras has posted some ugly batting averages over the years, including .180 in 46 games this past season, but he draws lots of walks with decent power and has topped a .700 OPS in four…
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