The Cubs bring up three from AAA to fill the holes created at the deadline.
Archive for July, 2012
Not the Dodgers or Yankees.
Here we go. Bullet-style updates, as they roll in.
We know that at least the Rangers, Blue Jays, and Reds have some level of interest. (UPDATES: Diamondbacks have considered him. (2:31pm CT.))
The Ryan Dempster Trade Saga rages on, right up until the final moment. (2:26pm CT.)
Source: Cubs and Tigers Working Alfonso Soriano Deal (UPDATE: MLBN Discussing Deal, Nightengale Says Not Happening)
The Cubs would like to make it happen, but it’s a tough fit.
That’s in addition to the Dodgers, obviously. (UPDATES: Dodgers working hard on getting Dempster? (11:15am CT))
The Cubs get a PTBNL or cash, in addition to getting pitching prospect Jake Brigham.
Goldstein talks about Dempster, Garza, and Soriano, as well as the Paul Maholm/Reed Johnson deal and the Geovany Soto deal.
Arodys Vizcaino isn’t the first post-surgery pitching prospect on whom the Cubs have taken a chance.