Ryan Dempster


Jon Lester was reportedly in Chicago Tuesday to meet with the Cubs as Theo Epstein's front office tried to recruit him to headline the rotation in 2015 and beyond.


“Outside the organization, outside the city, around baseball, the story is the Cubs are coming fast and the Cubs are coming strong.”


MILWAUKEE — Kyle Hendricks spent parts of the last two offseasons at Dartmouth College, finishing his economics degree with a minor in math.


MILWAUKEE — The Oakland A’s were in free fall and Jeff Samardzija had just watched his seven shutout innings go to waste during a 2-1 loss to the White Sox.


MESA, Ariz. – The curiosity factor is pretty much gone now. Reporters aren’t lined up three-deep around his locker. The cameras aren’t in his face.