The Cubs think Russell Martin could be the right player at the right time, the free-agent splash that makes sense because of his production, leadership and postseason experience.
The White Sox announced on Tuesday that right-handed pitcher Taylor Thompson has been claimed off waivers by the Oakland Athletics.
The White Sox lost outfielder Moises Sierra to a waiver claim by the Kansas City Royals on Friday.
Will Jon Lester be this year’s Anibal Sanchez or Masahiro Tanaka 2.0?
Theo Epstein’s on the clock. Not in the sense of feeling any real heat from ownership, Cubs fans or the Chicago media.