MLB News for Chicago Cubs

Cubs Send Samardzija and Hammel to Oakland

July 5, 2014

The Chicago Cubs have traded away two of their best starting pitchers, Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, to the Oakland Athletics. In exchange, the Cubs have received two first round draft picks (shortstop Addison Russell and outfielder Billy McKinney) and pitcher Dan Straily. [read more ...]


Garza Goes to Rangers

July 22, 2013

Starting pitcher Matt Garza was traded today from the Chicago Cubs to the Texas Rangers for four players. The Rangers, in a battle with the Oakland Athletics for first place in the American League West division, needed another strong arm to bolster their starting rotation. Garza may start for the Rangers tomorrow or Thursday against the New York Yankees. [read more ...]