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Chicago Cubs call up top prospect Jorge Soler

The Chicago Cubs reportedly will call up one of their many top prospects, outfielder Jorge Soler. David Kaplan of CSN Chicago first reported the news: *Breaking* As we were first to report, Jorge Soler is next prospect to make his Major League debut. He is expected to be recalled tomorrow. — David Kaplan (@thekapman) August 26, 2014 Soler, 22, was signed by the Cubs in 2012 to...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Deadline moves that weren’t made

  Often times when discussing the trade deadline we tend to look only at the moves a team made, especially when a team was as active as the Chicago Cubs were. But what about the moves that the team did not make? Was it a good decision not to trade certain pieces, or was there just not enough interest in those pieces. These are questions that can be asked of a team regardless of...
Via isportsweb.com
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago may trade James Russell, Wesley Wright, Emilio Bonifacio

The Chicago Cubs have struggled in nearly every aspect of the game this season and are sitting at 43-61, last in the National League Central. With the team looking towards the future, they already made their big deal, trading Jeff Samardzija to get one of the best prospects in baseball, shortstop Addison Russell. But what other potential moves are out there for the Cubs?#452855528...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wainwright, Holliday lead Cards past Cubs, 1-0

CHICAGO -- Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins June 6-8. Wainwright allowed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Reach Agreement With Wesley Wright

The Chicago Cubs reached an agreement with lefty reliever Wesley Wright on a one0year deal with $1.425 million. Wright spent last season with the Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays. He joined Tampa Bay via a waiver claim during the stretch drive last summer. He had a combined 3.69 ERA in 53 2/3 innings for the two teams. He went 0-0 with a 2.92 ERA in 16 appearances for the Rays...
Via Baseball News Source
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs agree to terms with Wesley Wright

As most of the baseball talk in Chicago's north side continues to center around whether or not Jeff Samardzija has been placed on the trading block, the Cubs made a minor move late-Wednesday signing left-handed reliever Wesley Wright to a 1-year contract, for a reported $1.42 mm.The #Cubs signed left-handed reliever Wesley Wright to a one-year contract believed to be for $1.425...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays claim lefty reliever Wesley Wright off waivers

The Tampa Bay Rays claimed reliever Wesley Wright off waivers Monday, the team announced. The left-hander, formerly of the Houston Astros, is expected to join the team prior to the game Tuesday night against the Seattle Mariners at Tropicana Field. A corresponding move for the 25-man roster will be made at a later time. Wright, 28, is in his sixth season in the majors, having spent...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays claim LHP Wesley Wright from Houston

The Tampa Bay Rays have bolstered their bullpen, claiming durable lefty Wesley Wright off waivers from the Houston Astros. The Rays made the move Monday. Tampa Bay is in the thick of the races for the AL East and the wild-card spots. Wright is expected to join the Rays for Tuesday night's home game against Seattle. The 28-year-old Wright is 0-4 with a 3.92 ERA and leads AL...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros make two pitching changes before throwing a pitch...and umpires allow it (Video)

Another embarrassing fiasco involving major league baseball umpires not knowing basic rules took place Thursday night when the Houston Astros were allowed to make two pitching changes without throwing a pitch. Your browser does not support iframes. In the top of the seventh with two outs, the Astros called to the bullpen to have Wesley Wright replace Paul Clemens, and the Los Angeles...
Via Holdout Sports
May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros' Wright gets it done one at-bat at a time

Astros lefty reliever Wesley Wright has evolved into the ultimate situational pitcher. The 27-year-old lefty rarely faces more than one or two hitters every time he hits the mound. While his season statistics are not impressive with his 4.76 earned run average, his effectiveness lately has been. Wright who was originally a Rule V draftee from the Dodgers in 2008 has been sent into...
Via Fox Sports Houston
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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