The Cubs won’t have the same trade-deadline drama after pulling off the Fourth of July blockbuster that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to the Oakland A’s.
After trying to send Neil Ramirez to Triple-A Iowa, the Cubs did a U-turn on Tuesday and stashed their best reliever on the disabled list with what they’re calling a sore right triceps muscle.
According to CSN's own David Kaplan, Jake Arrieta is staying put at the trade deadline.
Theo Epstein isn’t popping champagne bottles yet.
PHOENIX — This is part of the collateral damage when the Cubs sacrifice big-league seasons.