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Before Saturday, the Cubs had a record of 56-1 when leading entering the eighth inning.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon wants to give his starting staff extra rest in the final two months of the regular season.
“They do play off of each other so well,” manager Joe Maddon says.
The next few days ahead of Monday’s trade deadline could prove pivotal for Chicago’s baseball teams.
“For everything that is negative, you hope to find a positive in all of it,” Sale says.
“I regret not being there for my guys,” Sale says.
“He was in awe,” Maddon says of Chapman’s poor first impression with the media.
Chapman registered a one-two-three ninth inning, hitting 103 mph.
James Shields tossed 7 2/3 shutout innings as the White Sox won 3-0.
White Sox manager Robin Ventura is choosing to publicly ignore criticism from ace pitcher Chris Sale.
Chapman is “confident and happy” to be with the Cubs, he said through an interpreter.
Tyler Saladino’s ninth-inning single gave the White Sox their third straight walk-off win.
The Chapman trade talks have heated up in the last 24 hours.
In a telling statement, general manager Rick Hahn acknowledged the team must listen to offers for Sale.
Sale cut up throwback jerseys because he didn’t want to wear them, per reports.
The White Sox will insist on receiving both pitchers and position players in any deal for Chris Sale.
The White Sox are now eyeing the future rather than the present.
The Cubs will remain involved in other trade discussions, Theo Epstein says.
The Cubs squandered a bases-loaded, no-out chance in the ninth inning in a 2-1 loss to the Mets.
The track record of Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer show they aren’t afraid to deal talent for talent.