He’s headed home to be with his wife for the arrival of their fourth child.
Archive for July, 2012
The Cubs’ll go for two in a row, and Paul Maholm will try to show the Pirates what they let go.
The rumor mill exists outside of the Dempster universe, and it’s only going to pick up steam.
How did what happened happen? And where are we right now?
The righty was dominant last night, but was pulled before he had a shot at a shutout. If he’d had a no-hitter, he wouldn’t have been pulled, though.
The Cubs’ top 2012 draft pick has made his professional debut, and he made it with a bang.
Jeff Samardzija flashes brilliance.
The Cubs are hopeful he can start this weekend, but, for now, Travis Wood will take the ball Friday.
BREAKING: Chicago Cubs (Probably) Agree to Trade Ryan Dempster to Atlanta Braves for Randall Delgado (UPDATES – Cautious Optimism)
I’m updating feverishly. The Cubs are getting big-time prospect/ML-pitcher Randall Delgado, if the deal goes through.
Hey, there’s a game tonight.
Lukewarm Stove: Tigers Acquire Anibal Sanchez and Omar Infante from Marlins (And Ichiro to Yankees!)
So much for a Garza/Barney package …
The Cubs aren’t about to slow down just because they pulled the trigger on a Ryan Dempster deal.
Obsessive Ryan Dempster Trade Watch: Cubs’ Asking Price Probably Super High, and Braves Interest Ticking Up (UPDATE: Yes, Deal About Done)
Both the tea leaves and anonymous executives suggest the Cubs are asking for the moon in exchange for two months of Ryan Dempster. (ROLLING UPDATES on Braves.)
The Pirates have been tracking Maholm’s performance and scouting him for a while now.
Who cares how the Cubs game ended yesterday? Ron Santo is finally in the Hall of Fame.
Sometimes when a minor leaguer succeeds, it’s about more than just his on-field efforts.
It can help them – and us – forget about this ugly series in St. Louis.
That’s a sweep. Just the worst freaking weekend possible.