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Theo Epstein, left, and Derrick Rose. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Control Their Business, Bulls Don’t

Cubs executives are in control, while their Bulls counterparts are burdened by Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Trade Samardzija, Hammel To Oakland A’s

In a blockbuster deal, the Cubs got top-10 prospect Addison Russell and two others back.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2014

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning on July 4, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Sale Strikes Out Season-High 12, White Sox Beat Mariners 7-1

Sale (8-1) allowed six hits and walked none in his fourth double-digit strikeout game of the season and 14th of his career.

07/04/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Shepkowski: MLB’s First Half Awards

The Brewers surprise, Trout dominates and there’s a Tanaka/Abreu battle for best AL rookie.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2014

Jake Arrieta #49 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning during the interleague game at Fenway Park on June 30, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Arrieta Falls Short Of No-Hitter As Cubs Beat Red Sox 2-0

Jake Arrieta held the Red Sox hitless until Stephen Drew singled with two outs in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat Boston 2-0 on Monday night in the opener of only the second series between the teams at Fenway Park since 1918.

06/30/2014

Adam LaRoche #25 of the Washington Nationals is greeted by Ryan Zimmerman #11 after hitting a home run against the Chicago Cubs in the second inning during the second game of a doubleheader on June 28, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Nats Sweep Cubs In Day-Night Doubleheader

Adam LaRoche and Wilson Ramos homered, Blake Treinen earned his first major league win and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on a rainy Saturday night to sweep a day-night doubleheader.

06/28/2014

Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez #10 after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on June 27, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

White Sox Survive Shaky Ninth To Beat Toronto 5-4

Jose Abreu hit two solo home runs, Alexei Ramirez added a two-run blast and the Chicago White Sox survived a shaky ninth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 Friday night for their second win in nine games.

06/27/2014

Cubs right-hander Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: Multiple Teams Looking To Deal For Cub Pitchers

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 […]

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

Chris Coghlan #8 of the Chicago Cubs (R) congratulates John Baker #12 after both players scored runs in the 4th inning against the Washington Nationals at Wrigley Field on June 27, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baker, Hammel Help Cubs Beat Nationals 7-2

Light-hitting catcher John Baker had three hits, a walk and four RBIs, and Chicago Cubs starter Jason Hammel again mastered the Washington Nationals in a 7-2 victory Friday.

06/27/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Jed Jacobsohn)

The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

Ryan Zimmerman #11 of the Washington Nationals is tagged out at home plate by catcher Welington Castillo #5 of the Chicago Cubs during the second inning on June 26, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Muscle A Win Against Nationals

Justin Ruggiano’s two-out, two-run double broke a tie in the seventh inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.

06/26/2014

Jose Reyes #7 of the Toronto Blue Jays turns a double play in the third inning during MLB game action as Adrian Nieto #17 of the Chicago White Sox slides into second base on June 26, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Blue Jays Blank White Sox

Starting for the first time since May 19, White Sox right-hander Scott Carroll (2-4) allowed five runs and nine hits in five innings.

06/26/2014

Starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija #29 of the Chicago Cubs flips the ball as he stands on the mound during the first inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Wrigley Field on June 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Reds Score 5 In Ninth, Beat Cubs 6-1

Devin Mesoraco hit a grand slam with two outs in Cincinnati’s five-run ninth inning, leading the Reds to a 6-1 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Monday night.

06/23/2014

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches in the first inning during a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on June 23, 2014 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Pinch-Hit HR Pushes Orioles Past White Sox

Chris Davis interrupted his frustrating season with a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Baltimore Orioles a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.

06/23/2014

Hector Noesi #48 of the Chicago White Sox delivers a pitch against the Minnesota Twins during the second inning of the game at Target Field on June 20, 2014 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins Hold On To Beat White Sox 5-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Brian Dozier’s RBI-single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 5-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Kurt Suzuki had […]

06/20/2014

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs walks through the dugout after hitting a three-run home run scoring teammates Chris Coghlan and Anthony Rizzo during the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field on June 20, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Castro Powers Cubs Past Pirates 6-3

Starlin Castro hit a three-run homer and Edwin Jackson finally got the better of Charlie Morton, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday.

06/20/2014

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Michael Buckner)

5 Pump Up Songs Athletes Use, And You Should Too (Part 1)

By: Adam Bloom Our Pre-Game Playlist series, that can be found at CBSLocalSports.com, features athletes sharing the music they’re currently listening to.  This includes songs they enjoy blasting in the car to music that relates to their […]

06/20/2014

Starting pitcher Jose Quintana #62 of the Chicago White Sox (R) tuck in his shirt as he stands on the mound with catcher Tyler Flowers #21 during the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at U.S. Cellular Field on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Royals Top White Sox 7-2 As Quintana Stumbles

Lorenzo Cain had a two-run double to highlight a five-run first inning, Jeremy Guthrie pitched into the sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to five games with a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

06/13/2014

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning on June 12, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Tigers Pitching Blanks White Sox

Max Scherzer tossed a three-hitter in his first career complete game, and Victor Martinez hit his 16th homer to lead the Detroit Tigers a 4-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

06/12/2014

(Photo Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

3 Things Yoenis Cespedes Was Compared To On Twitter

After Tuesday’s 300-plus foot throw to home by the Athletics’ left fielder went viral, fans took to twitter to express who and what Yoenis Cespedes really is. Here are some of the comparisons.

06/12/2014

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