While the rest of the baseball world was distracted by the David Price deal, the Cubs made an under-the-radar move at the trade deadline.
If GM Jed Hoyer thinks dugout hugs are awkward, just imagine the Cubs trying to trade Jeff Samardzija in this fast-paced market.
A teammate hugged Emilio Bonifacio moments after he walked into the Wrigley Field clubhouse on Thursday morning. Another player angled for extra locker space once Bonifacio got traded.
As the minute-hand ticked by on the big clock atop the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard, James Russell thought he was safe and sound.