During today's game against the Pirates, Ryan Dempster proved that all the trade talks centered around him are causing a lot of stress.
The Braves were rumored to be very close to a deal for Ryan Dempster just a couple days ago, but now appear to be moving on from the veteran starter.
After losing three straight to the Cardinals over the weekend, the Cubs go for a sweep against the Pirates in Pittsburgh. They send Ryan Dempster to the hill against Kevin Correia.
Here's a look at today's starting lineup for the Cubs as the battle to sweep the Pirates in their final matchup of the three-game series. Ryan Dempster will be starting on the mound for the North Siders.
As Ryan Dempster rumors continue to swirl, Matt Garza will be reevaluated on Friday and is slated to start July 30, his last chance as a showcase before the MLB trade deadline.
Paul Maholm allowed just four hits and one run in eight innings to his former team as the Cubs won 5-1 Tuesday night in Pittsburgh, their second straight win over the playoff-hopeful Pirates.
Speaking to the media prior to Tuesday's Cubs-Pirates game in Pittsburgh, Ryan Dempster said he plans to make his scheduled start tomorrow and hasn't decided on a trade destination yet.
Ryan Dempster's time with the Cubs appears to be nearing a conclusion. After he is dealt, what comes next? Will it be another pitcher like Matt Garza or Paul Maholm? Patrick Mooney explores.
Jeff Samardzija gave up just one hit -- an infield single -- in a masterful performance and the Cubs topped the Pirates 2-0. Alfonso Soriano provided a pair of RBI doubles in support.
Ron Santo played more than 10 years of his career with diabetes, in a time before much technology and knowledge of the disease.