Jason Hammel said it felt like his hand "exploded" when he was hit with a batted ball Tuesday night against the Yankees.
When the trade deadline approaches and the Cubs are taking calls on starters Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, expect the Yankees to be one of the teams on the other line.
Baseball is a funny game sometimes.
The Cubs welcome ace pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and the Yankees to Wrigley Field on Tuesday and Chris Boden and Patrick Mooney are getting you ready with this week's Cubs Road Ahead, presented by
The urban legend had Theo Epstein destroying a hotel room after he found out Jose Contreras decided on the New York Yankees.