Found July 27, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
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The Chicago Cubs are 40-57, 17.5 games out of first place, and are paying over $25 million to players not even on their roster anymore. With a team that appears to be years away from contending, the Cubs have some players that have gathered interest among many teams. Yet, recent developments are indicating that their deadline might not result in *any* of their trade chips getting moved, and the Cubs not improving their team at all. First off, there's the Ryan Dempster disaster. The Cliffs Notes version of the situation is that Dempster expressed interest in a trade to Atlanta, a deal was agreed to between Atlanta and Chicago, and Dempster backpedaled, and now only wants to get dealt to the Dodgers. Of course, the Dodgers balked at trading pitching prospect Allen Webster straight up for Dempster. Considering that Webster is much less thought of as a prospect compared to Randall Delgado, who the Braves were going to swap for Dempster, the possible trade has taken a hu...
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