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  • Braves pick up Bonifacio from Cubs

    The Sports Xchange Braves pick up Bonifacio from Cubs The Atlanta Braves bolstered their roster for the final two months of the season, acquiring outfielder Emilio Bonifacio, left-handed pitcher James Russell and a cash consideration from the Chicago...
  • Cubs 3, Rockies 1

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Cubs 3, Rockies 1 CHICAGO -- Right-hander Jake Arrieta gave up three hits in seven innings for his first victory in five starts as the Chicago Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 3-1 in Thursday's...
  • Braves acquire Emilio Bonifacio, James Russell from Cubs

    LOS ANGELES The Braves filled both of their trade-deadline priorities with one deal Thursday, acquiring left-handed reliever James Russell and versatile veteran Emilio Bonifacio in exchange for minor league catcher/third baseman Victor Caratini. In 44...
  • Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies

    The Sports Xchange By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange Arrieta pitches Cubs past Rockies CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta didn't have his full repertoire on Thursday, but his mix of pitches was more than enough. The right-hander allowed just three hits in...
  • MLB roundup: Trades galore before deadline

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Trades galore before deadline In a three-team blockbuster deal just before the trade deadline, the Detroit Tigers acquired ace David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. Detroit sent center fielder Austin Jackson...
  • Cubs anticipate lots of trade action Wednesday

    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. "I think we'll be active," general manager Jed Hoyer said Tuesday night. "It wouldn't surprise me if we made no...
  • Cubs are prepared to make another deal

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- Despite making a big splash earlier this month by trading away two stalwarts of their rotation, the Chicago Cubs could be diving into the trade market yet again. Just two days away from...
  • Wada sharp as Cubs top Rockies

    Wada sharp as Cubs top Rockies
    With Thursday's 3 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline approaching, the audition continues for Cubs players strengthening their case to stay with the team and those showcasing their skills Monday night in front of teams such as the Mariners, Giants, Blue Jays...
  • Renteria not concerned with trade possibilities

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Chicago Cubs CHICAGO -- If president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer can find takers for any of the team's few remaining veterans, the Chicago Cubs figure to be sellers before the non-waiver trade...
  • Cubs sending Barney to Dodgers

    Cubs sending Barney to Dodgers
    Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney is headed to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Barney, who was designated for assignment on Tuesday, was traded with cash considerations for a player to be named later. Barney batted .230 with 16 RBIs this season....
  • Current Cubs enjoying the present

    Current Cubs enjoying the present
    The current Chicago Cubs' players have endured speculation about what players might be traded since pitchers and catchers reported in mid-February. Catcher John Baker hopes his teammates will continue to remain focused on winning with Thursday's 3 p.m....
  • Cubs cut ties with Darwin Barney

    Cubs cut ties with Darwin Barney
    General manager Jed Hoyer was hopeful the Cubs could trade second baseman Darwin Barney to a playoff contender despite his .230 batting average and diminished playing time. “He’s a Gold Glove defender,” Hoyer said Tuesday after Barney,...