There is a good chance Ryan Dempster is traded before the Tuesday trade deadline, and there's a good chance you have heard that. The Cubs' ace has been put on center stage with talks about his potential trade.
First baseman Anthony Rizzo talks after the Cubs' 9-6 loss to the Cardinals. Rizzo finished the afternoon with two hits, including a two-run homer in the first inning.
CSN's David Kaplan reports that Ryan Dempster may be willing to look at other options than just the Los Angeles Dodgers. The trade deadline is Tuesday afternoon.
The St. Louis Cardinals hit home runs in the first five innings on their way to a 9-6 victory over the Cubs Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field. Anthony Rizzo homered for the Cubs and Starlin Castro added three hits.
On Ron Santo Day Friday, members of the Hall of Famer's family sung Take Me Out to the Ballgame at Wrigley Field.
Anthony Rizzo connected on a two-run homer to right field in the bottom of the first inning to help give the Cubs an early 3-1 lead against the Cardinals. Tune in to Comcast SportsNet for the action!
Matt Garza looked to be a valuable trading chip for the Chicago Cubs at this year's trade deadline. But an injured right elbow that has kept Garza off the mound has put those trade talks on hold for now.
The Cubs and Dodgers appeared to be close to a deal for veteran pitching Ryan Dempster early Thursday, but things have taken a downturn lately and the two franchises appear far apart.
Dale Sveum is laid back and calm and as Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer look to dismantle the current Cubs roster, the front office expects the first-year manager to hold it all together.
According to reports from CSN's David Kaplan, the Cubs are closer to dealing veteran starter Ryan Dempster and a multi-team trade involving the Dodgers could be a possibility.