For the record, Lester agreed to a six-year, $155-million deal.
Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.
Hammel had a 2.98 ERA for the Cubs in 2014 before being traded to the Athletics.
The Cubs have already spoken with agents for Jon Lester and Jason Hammel.
Wada was 4-4 with a 3.25 ERA in 2014.
Both parties decided it was best for Addison Russell to rest.
What pitchers are the Chicago teams looking at after the big three names?
“That is absolutely on my list,” Jeff Samardzija said of considering Chicago as a free agent destination.
The Cubs have to decide whether Neil Ramirez’s future is in the rotation or bullpen.
Rickey Renteria has had a successful first half to his Cubs managing career despite having a last place ball club.
No one is compiling elite-level minor league talent like Theo Epstein and company.
Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.
Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.
By now, the Cubs front office has shown we can trust their evaluations.
By Bruce Levine- (CBS) – Multiple teams are double-teaming the Chicago Cubs with scouting coverage as the trading deadline grows closer. Numerous scouts from Boston, the New York Yankees, Toronto and San Francisco have watched […]
Tanner Roark opposes Jason Hammel this afternoon at Wrigley Field.
All of the recent stories on Jeff Samardzija ignore the very essence of what the player really desires.
CBSSports.com MLB insider Jon Heyman also added there’s a “99 percent” chance Jason Hammel is traded.
Jason Hammel opposes Tom Koehler tonight at Marlins Park.
Jason Hammel opposes Brandon Cumpton tonight at PNC Park.