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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.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Corey Knebel, Starlin Castro, James Russell, Jason Hammel

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tsuyoshi Wada, Jason Hammel, Kyle Hendricks

CBS Sports

Cubs still dealing?

The Cubs made their big deal already -- they aren't about to try to acquire David Price or Jon Lester -- but they may still have a few small deals to come.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Russell, Baseball Players, Darwin Barney, Major League Baseball

BleacherReport

Oakland Athletics: 5 Takeaways from Series Against the Texas Rangers

Usually, any time the Oakland Athletics face the Texas Rangers , the series is magnified a touch.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone

Call to the Pen

A's call up speedy outfielder Billy Burns from Double-A

Mar 6, 2014; Salt River Pima-Maricopa, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics outfielder Billy Burns is caught in a run down between first and second base in the sixth inning of their spring training game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Jerry Blevins, Washington Nationals, Coco Crisp

Purple Row

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, National League, Major League Baseball, Jason Hammel, Colorado Rockies

Rum Bunter

Are Overvalued Prospects, The New Market Inefficiency?

Feb 18, 2014; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane speaks to the media during MLB media day at Chase Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Tradeable Cubs: Fun With Proposals

Trade season is in full swing and with less than a week until the July 31 non-waiver deadline, trade chatter is at its peak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Dustin Ackley, Tom Wilhelmsen, Seattle Mariners

Sun Jul 27, 2014

SFGate

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

A's pitcher Jeff Samardzija fistbumps a teammate after throwing seven strong innings in his Oakland debut after being traded from the Chicago Cubs as the A's take the four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays, winning 4-2 on Sunday, July 6, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.

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Marlin Maniac

MLB Trade Rumors: Tommy Milone, Ian Kennedy, Wade Miley among Trade Candidates for Marlins?

Jul 23, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; San Diego Padres starting pitcher Ian Kennedy pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning at Wrigley Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ian Kennedy, Baseball Players, Wade Miley, Tommy Milone, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

SFGate

Deadline

Those are questions some teams still are asking themselves four days from the trade deadline, and no team is asking more than the Rays, who have David Price and others they could trade before Thursday's deadline.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Price, Baseball Players, American League, Major League Baseball, Ben Zobrist, National League West, National League, Clayton Kershaw

Athletics Nation

The Curious Case of Jason Hammel

On Sunday night, in the final outing of a three-game series between the Dodgers and Giants , Jake Peavy will take the mound for San Francisco.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Matt Cain, Oakland Athletics, Tommy Milone

Detroit Free Press

John Lowe's Past Time: Fourth of July coincidences past, present

Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel got the win on July 4 in Washington, D.C. Now, he's pitching for the Oakland A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Tanner Roark, Baseball Players, Chicago Cubs

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Oakland A's trade rumors: Are the A's done?

The Oakland A's made one of the biggest trades so far this season when they exchanged their top prospects for Chicago Cubs starting pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel .

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Related Topix: Sports, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, American League West, American League, Baseball Players, Eric Sogard, Nick Franklin

Bleed Cubbie Blue

Tradeable Cubs: Everyone Else

In the final piece of the series leading up to the trade deadline, we look at what bit parts could carry some value to a contender.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, James Russell, Brian Dozier, Darwin Barney, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs

Sports Media 101

Chicago Cubs Scuffling Since Blockbuster Deal

Cubs 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Chicago Cubs as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players, Kyle Hendricks, Dallas Beeler, Tsuyoshi Wada, Justin Grimm

FakeTeams

Updated Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospect List for Fantasy Leagues

The Chicago Cubs have been a busy team since the MLB Player Draft last month. Since then, we have seen this organization add to an already abundance of wealth down on the farm.

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Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Arismendy Alcantara

Chicago Cubs

Facing Cards, Arrieta eyes ninth straight quality start

The Cardinals rolled into this season's All-Star break gaining games on first-place Milwaukee on a daily basis, but they have emerged from the break only to begin falling back in the National League Central.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Allen Craig, Baseball Players, Soccer Players, Alex, Shelby Miller, Chicago Cubs

Fri Jul 25, 2014

SFGate

Ita s hot in Texas, but Aa s...

On the agenda: the two worst teams in the American League West, a combined 45 games behind the first-place A's.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Tommy Milone

CBS Local

Trade for Second Baseman Needed For Athletics

The MLB Trade Deadline is less than a week away and the Oakland Athletics still have room for improvement.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Major League Baseball, Daniel Murphy, Ben Zobrist

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