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MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Cubs Talking Deal for Jake Arrieta
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Diamondbacks complete sweep of Cubs
That's because Collmenter drew Cubs' right Jake Arrieta as his mound opponent Sunday afternoon.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Midseason Rankings: Top-50 Starting Pitchers
Injury and poor performance have moved a number of names up the list since the preseason.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Start and sit hitters for Week 16
A doubleheader between the Indians and Tigers throws off the equilibrium that should be inherent when every team begins the second half on Friday instead of some beginning it on Thursday as used to be the case.
Cubs pitchers face huge challenge in 2nd half
It took a respectable pitching performance from rookie Kyle Hendricks to help the Cubs snap a season-high six-game losing streak July 10 and begin to eliminate lingering theories about the skid being linked to the trade of starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the A's.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Cubs' Arrieta ready to lead in final start of half
With the departures of Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, Jake Arrieta said he's ready to take on a more prominent role with the Chicago Cubs as he makes his final start of the first half Friday against the Atlanta Braves.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Bleed Cubbie Blue
Cubs Monthly Recap: June 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE: Due to work commitments for Naveen, he is replacing his weekly recaps with a monthly recap, which should afford him more attention to detail.
Pitcher Profile: Jake Arrieta by Harry Pavlidis
This is a story. A story about a pitcher. It will be told in pictures and sound, with some words interspersed.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Jake Arrieta eager to keep plugging
If the Cubs wonder where they will find front-line pitching after trading their two best pitchers, Jake Arrieta has a thought: "I intend to pitch like an ace regardless of the situation," said the Cubs starter who has pitched well enough since returning from an early-season injury to arguably qualify as an All-Star snub.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Northern Michigan News
Arrieta shines, but Cubs lose 2-1 to Nationals
Jake Arrieta appears to be maturing into the kind of pitcher the Chicago Cubs hope can solidify their rotation weakened by the trade of starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
Call to the Pen
Jason Hammel is the real star of the Oakland Athletics' trade haul
May 31, 2014; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel pitches in the seventh inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
Hoyer: Cubs have formula for Soxcess
It has been three years since Theo Epstein left the Red Sox for the Chicago Cubs and hired as his general manager Jed Hoyer , his onetime assistant who had gone on to be GM of the Padres.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Los Angeles Times
The Times' baseball rankings
OAKLAND: AL's best pitching staff gets a lot better with addition of Samardzija and Hammel.
Re-Grading the Impact Deals of MLB's 2013 July Trade Season
The month of July is here, and with it comes the start of another MLB trade season, as contenders look to shore up their rosters for the stretch run and also-rans look to add young talent for the future.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Baltimore Orioles: Former Orioles finding success
It's a little hard to believe, but last season the Orioles began play on July 3rd with a 48-37 record.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Over The Monster
Red Sox 9, Cubs 16: Death rattle in Fenway
The Red Sox were swept by the Cubs--one last brutal death rattle from a team that has taken quite a while in dying.
Jason Hammel a likely quick-flip candidate for Cubs
The Cubs' traveling trade show lands next in Washington, where top trading chips Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija are scheduled to start the first two games of the series - with either making his potential final start as a Cub every time he goes to the mound.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
MLB Bullets Heard A Rumor
The Astros had their secrets all spilled out onto the internet. The trade winds are blowing.