Found July 25, 2012 on
This Is Getting Old:
First of all, if you haven’t listened to the podcast from this afternoon, you can do that here. The Pirates couldn’t get much offense going against former Bucco Paul Maholm tonight. The Pirates managed just 4 hits over Maholm’s 8 innings. Meanwhile, a few big hits on the Cubs’ side cost the Pirates. James McDonald [...]
BEST OF MAXIM
In his third AB in just his first professional game, Cubs 2012 1st round draft pick Albert Almora (Mater Academy - Hialeah Gardens, FL) blasted a two-run HR over the LF fence and onto the berm in front of the scoreboard to cap a three-run 5th, leading the AZL Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the AZL Brewers in Arizona League action tonight at Maryvale Baseball Park in Phoenix.
SIMMER DOWN NOW
Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster threw a tantrum as he returned to the dugout at the end of the sixth inning after giving up the go-ahead run in Wednesday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Dempster took the lid off a cooler and slammed it on the ground, then flung the cooler itself, sending ice everywhere. To finish it off, Dempster took a bottle of lemon-lime sports...
On Monday, the Chicago Cubs’ top draft pick, OF Albert Almora, made his professional debut for the Rookie-level AZL Cubs. Playing alongside recent import Jorge Soler, who launched his first professional home run on Sunday, the center fielder jumped the yard in the fifth inning and finished the game 1-for-3.
As you can see in the video, it wasn’t a cheap bomb:
Chicago Cubs right-hander Ryan Dempster does not want to be traded to the Atlanta Braves, according to major-league sources.
At least not right now.
Dempster, as a player with 10 years of major-league service, the last five with the same team, has the right to block a trade to the Braves.
The pitcher instead wants to be sent to the Los Angeles Dodgers, who were unable to reach...
David O'Brien started it all with a tweet saying that the Braves were close to finalizing a deal for a starting pitcher and then Jon Heyman, Jerry Crasnick and Jason Stark said it was Ryan Dempster.
Here's a top 20 Braves prospect list to start speculating upon. I'm hoping Cubs can get one of Randall Delgado or Mike Minor and another decent arm.
The Braves aren't waiting around for Cubs RHP Ryan Dempster
Atlanta Braves General Manager, Frank Wren, told a local sports talk radio station this morning that his team has “moved on” from the Ryan Dempster deal. In an interview on 680 The Fan in Atlanta, Wren said the parameters for the deal “expired yesterday”.
Chicago Cubs ace Ryan Dempster was believed to be near...
Look almost anywhere sports-related online that the Atlanta Braves have acquired Cubs RHP Ryan Dempster in a trade. In fact, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that the deal is done:
Ryan Dempster, on the other hand. Says that there is no trade and he "does not know where it's coming from":
The Braves and the Cubs may have agreed what players they...
The Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs are on the verge of a trade that would send starting pitcher, Ryan Dempster, to the Braves. Mark Bowman of MLB.com is stating on Twitter that Randall Delgado could be moved from Atlanta to Chicago in the deal, but that is yet to be determined. Confirmed Ryan Dempster is [...]
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