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.
"Stability" is not a word often thrown around with the job description for a big-league manager. Especially when it involves the New York Yankees.
The urban legend had Theo Epstein destroying a hotel room after he found out Jose Contreras decided on the New York Yankees.