Call to the Pen
Atlanta Braves acquire Emilio Bonifacio, James Russell
Jul 29, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Emilio Bonifacio runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the fourth inning at Wrigley Field.
Cubs' Arrieta gets the ball in finale with Rockies
He's gone from traded pitcher to No. 3 starter to staff ace for the Chicago Cubs, and will make his final start prior to the 2014 trade deadline on Thursday afternoon, when the Cubs host the Colorado Rockies in the finale of a four-game series on Thursday afternoon.
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Athletics go all-in with blockbuster deal for Lester
Nightengale: In landing Lester, A's are all about October The Athletics continue a stunning re-tooling of an already solid club.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Cubs anticipate lots of trade action Wednesday
Despite trading two of their biggest assets nearly four weeks ago, The Cubs aren't done with Thursday's 3 p.m. trade deadline approaching.
The Cubs have won 16 of their last 21 home games against the Rockies, including five of their last seven there against them.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Cubsa Wada earns first big-league win
The talk the last couple of days around Wrigley Field has been about all the left-handers the Cubs are going to face in the near future.
Rockies vs. Cubs series preview: Battle for last place in NL commences
Need to get your comedy fix? Well, instead of tuning in to the Blue Collar Comedy Tour on Comedy Central or looking up images of LOLcats on the Internet, you should turn your attention to baseball, wherein the two worst teams in the National League will square off for an agonizing four days in the Windy City.
MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand
The MLB trade deadline is now a matter of days away, as the non-waiver deadline is officially July 31 at 4 p.m. ET.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
7/25 Morning Marquee: Cubs suffer big loss, Mariners reacquire Kendrys Morales
Jul 12, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Twins designated hitter Kendrys Morales hits a two run RBI double in the first inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Redlands Daily Facts
Josh Beckett, Dan Haren give Dodgers some trades to ponder
PITTSBURGH >> In baseball, actions speak louder than words this time of year. If any trades are consummated between now and the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, they will emerge from a cloud of truths, half-truths and lies.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Stand After the All-Star Break
The second half of the 2014 MLB season kicked off on Friday, with all 30 teams back in action following the All-Star break.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Questions Abound for Second Half
And so we move on to some other questions that will be answered over the second half of the season.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Pirates at the deadline: Trade challenges always tricky
In the 11 days before the trade deadline, the Pirates face the same issues as every other team in the mood to add -- few sellers, fewer still impact players available and a high market value on those players as a result.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Adam Jones first since 2005 with five RBI, two steals in a game
It's a very rare combination and one that was very profitable for those fortunate enough to own him in fantasy leagues; Adam Jones knocked in five runs and stole two bases Saturday in Baltimore's 8-4 win over Oakland.
The Baltimore Sun
After walk-off loss, Orioles see familiar face in A's Hammel
A's magic vs. O's magic If there were any doubt that the Oakland Athletics are this year's anointed team, Friday night's dramatic comeback victory pretty much sealed the deal.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Los Angeles Angels Rumors: Trading for Closer Huston Street is Exactly What Doctor Ordered
As we approach the 2014 MLB trade deadline, an abundance of possible trade scenarios are being reported every day.
Rockies trade rumors: Ownership wants to acquire a starting pitcher? Great
Are the Colorado Rockies really looking to buy pitching at the trade deadline, or during the offseason? Should they be? And, if they are, who is out there? Editor's note: Rockies owner Dick Monfort says the Rockies won't be sellers at the deadline and, in fact, would like to add another starting pitcher.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Hartford Courant
MLB, Part II: Trade Deadline, Postseason Awards And Much More
Trade deadline day has morphed into a TV show in recent years, with MLB Network providing up-to-the-minute coverage of deals and rumors in the final hours before the deadline.
The Washington Post
After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work
Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton.
Division races take shape as teams plot playoff course
As teams return from the All-Star break, it's time to adjust some preseason predictions and look ahead to the potential buyers and sellers heading into the non-waiver July trade deadline.