The Matt Garza trade rumor story is shifting rapidly. (UPDATE: 2:06am CT.)
Month: July 2012
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Are you as angry as you were with Ryan Dempster? If not, why not?
Now THIS is a Trade Deadline Blogathon.
He was pulled early tonight, and started shaking teammates’ hands. (UPDATES: Arodys Vizcaino is the centerpiece, and I’m ecstatic. (10:45pm CT).)
Hugs for everyone tonight …
Soto, like Reed Johnson, was pulled and started shaking hands and hugging folks. (UPDATE: Cubs get meh pitching prospect. (10:47pm CT.)
The Wife’s birthday unfortunately falls during the BNBlogathon. This is my attempt to do my husbandly best.
Gettin’ twitchy. Can’t tell if it’s the lack of movement, the modest amounts of caffeine, or jacked up sleep schedule.
Dale Sveum admits that he doesn’t expect Dempster to be in Chicago tomorrow.
Hey, there’s a game in the middle of all of this madness …
Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock …
A source is the first to suggest the Braves/Cubs/Dempster deal from last week could still happen, another says the Nats have entered the fray. Also Cliff Lee madness, and other rumors.
The rumors are starting to trickle in, but it’s been mostly quiet in the early going. I’m still getting my footing.
The Ryan Dempster Trade Saga: More Indication That the Only Issue Was Timing (Talks With Dodgers Continue?)
Another source says Dempster didn’t want to reject the Braves’ deal outright, but he ran out of time. Also, a random bit on Alfonso Soriano.
Everyone loves Anthony Rizzo, and that’s totally fair. Dale Sveum explains Carlos Marmol, Bryan LaHair knows he’s struggling, and Matt Holliday offers SCardenfreude.
Descend with me into madness.
Three young Cubs pitching prospects threw yesterday, and, for a moment, we caught of glimpse of a future that might be.
Open Thread: Post All Trade Rumors and News Here Until the 30-Hour Trade Deadline Blogathon Begins (10am CT)
The Blogathon starts tomorrow morning, so I need to get some serious sleep.