2012 Trade Deadline

Ryan Dempster.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Harris: What Really Happened With Ryan Dempster

Ryan Dempster is gone, but there are still questions on how and why it took so long.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Kevin Youkilis. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Most Notable Player Deals Made By The MLB Trade Deadline

At 3 p.m. CT on Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball’s non-waiver Trade Deadline passed with 19 teams within five games of postseason contention. For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Trade Deadline Reveals A Smarter Cubs Fan

What’s been fascinating, at the most compelling local trade deadline in years, is the rising knowledge and interest of the faithful.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Rangers Get Dempster

The Ryan Dempster trade circus is reportedly nearing its end.

670 The Score–07/31/2012

Matt Garza

Report: Rangers Interested In Garza

After missing out on Zack Greinke, the Rangers are one of three teams reportedly interested in Cubs starter Matt Garza.

670 The Score–07/31/2012

Ryan Dempster

Report: Yankees, Dodgers And Rangers In Pursuit Of Dempster

According to Comcast Sportsnets’ David Kaplan, the Yankees, Dodgers and Rangers are all in play for Ryan Dempster.

670 The Score–07/31/2012

Reed Johnson (from left); Paul Maholm; Geovany Soto. (GETTY IMAGES file)

Cubs Send Johnson, Maholm To Atlanta; Soto Traded To Texas

The Cubs on Monday dealt left-handed pitcher Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson to the Atlanta Braves. Early Tuesday, the club confirmed it had sent catcher Geovany Soto to the Rangers.


Starter Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 20, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hanley: Cubs Can’t ‘Tune Out The Noise’ If They Don’t Deal Dempster

It was only about six weeks ago that Cubs president Theo Epstein said he and his staff had to “tune out the noise” from fans and media as they went about building the team into something akin to championship caliber. Better buy some ear plugs.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

Kenny Williams. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyman: More Moves Could Come For White Sox

It’s no secret White Sox general manager Kenny Williams is one of the most aggressive GMs in the game.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

Starter Ryan Dempster #46 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on July 20, 2012 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Spiegel: Dempster Forcing Cubs To Go Dumpster Diving

With every passing game, every meaningless start, and with each day of inactivity, the Cubs’ future has been damaged.

670 The Score–07/30/2012

Matt Garza

Garza Won’t Pitch Until After Trade Deadline

The Cubs were dealt a potentially damaging blow when Matt Garza left Saturday’s game after just three innings with what the team is calling “tricept cramping.”

670 The Score–07/27/2012

Zack Greinke. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Brewers GM Says Greinke Will Be Traded

Ending any speculation, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin confirmed the team will, in fact, trade veteran right-hander Zack Greinke before the July 31 trade deadline.

670 The Score–07/26/2012

Zack Greinke

Brewers Trying To Move Greinke; White Sox Reportedly Interested

Brewers general manager Doug Melvin confirmed Thursday the team is taking calls to move veteran starter Zack Greinke.

670 The Score–07/26/2012

Matt Garza

Garza Doesn’t Think He’ll Need A DL Trip

Good news for Cubs fans: Matt Garza said his tricep is feeling better and a trip to the disabled list is unlikely.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Ryan Dempster. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Gammons Breaks Down Trade Deadline

With rumors beginning to swirl, The Mully and Hanley Show spoke with MLB Network’s Peter Gammons to get the inside scoop.

670 The Score–07/20/2012