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.
The Sox have acquired left handed pitcher Francisco Liriano from the Twins in exchange for infielder Eduardo Escobar and lefty Pedro Hernandez.
The White Sox have landed third baseman Kevin Youkilis from the Boston Red Sox, in exchange for infielder Brent Lillibridge and pitcher Zach Stewart.
The Chicago Bears added a second big wide receiver to their offense Friday by trading up to select South Carolina’s Alshon Jeffery with the 45th pick in the NFL draft.
The Boston Red Sox acquired center fielder Marlon Byrd from the Chicago Cubs on Saturday in an attempt to shore up their injury-plagued outfield and reverse an early season slide.
Morrison, 36, has appeared in 923 career National Hockey League regular-season games over 15 seasons, collecting 200 goals, 601 points and 446 penalty minutes.
The Cubs are in serious talks with the Detroit Tigers to trade away pitcher Matt Garza for a package of prospects, according to a published report.
Ozzie Guillen has said he can manage anybody. We’ll soon find out, says The Score’s Brian Hanley.
Reliever Jason Frasor has been traded back to the Toronto Blue Jays by the Chicago White Sox for minor league pitchers Myles Jaye and Daniel Webb.
The Cubs on Friday acquired left-handed pitcher Travis Wood and two others from the Cincinnati Reds, in a trade for pitcher Sean Marshall.
The Cubs are reportedly close to sending lefty reliever Sean Marshall to the Cincinnati Reds for lefty starter Travis Wood and at least one, perhaps two, minor league players.
The Chicago Cubs have traded outfielder Tyler Colvin and infielder DJ LeMahieu to the Colorado Rockies for infielder Ian Stewart and pitcher Casey Weathers.
A state employee is under the microscope for trading the use of a White Sox skybox for passes to Lollapalooza.
Illinois State Rep. Jack Franks (D-Woodstock) believes easing of trade restrictions with Cuba could pump hundreds of millions of dollars into the state’s economy.
The Florida Marlins are considering trading a player to snag White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen, according to a published report.
Two Illinois lawmakers are heading for Cuba, in an effort to ensure Illinois is first in line when trade resumes with the island nation, which has been under a trade embargo since 1962.
Bears linebacker Lance Briggs wants to be traded, and has filed a formal request to make that happen, according to a published report Friday morning.
In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times Monday, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen once again says he wants to stay with the White Sox, “but only if they want to keep me here.”
Could Jim Thome end up back with the White Sox? A published report seems to indicate that it’s possible.
As Greg Olsen woke up this morning to the realization that he is no longer a Chicago Bear, the fifth-year tight end is looking forward to a “little stability and security” with his new team.