MLB draft spending remains below 2011 record
the loss of its next two first-round picks. Exceeding their thresholds were the Chicago White Sox ($356,175 tax), Chicago Cubs ($308,850), Pittsburgh ($261,525), St. Louis ($239,250), Seattle ($237,825), Tampa Bay ($217
two years when he opposes Jackson and the Cubs on Tuesday night. De La Rosa (11-6 ..... 37 mark in five career starts against the Cubs (43-61), holding them to one earned ..... Dodgers for a player to be named Monday. The Cubs reportedly have been trying to move Jackson
In tune: Santana on fire for Tribe
Phillies, while Tuesday's choice is Colorado's quietly surging Jorge De La Rosa (21 percent owned) at Wrigley against the Cubs . De La Rosa has a 1.77 ERA over his last four starts, with 19 strikeouts against seven walks in 25 1/3 innings. See
Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics
Athletics: Right-hander Jeff Samardzija, who is 2-1 with a 2.70 ERA in four starts since being acquired July 5 from the Cubs , will start Tuesday against the Astros in the second game of the three-game series. Astros: Right-hander Scott Feldman
Slow start behind him, Santana producing with authority
him for the first two months." The Indians lead the majors with 30 homers in July. Santana's eight homers are tied with the Cubs ' Anthony Rizzo for the most this month. Yan Gomes is tied for ninth with five. ROAD WOES At the beginning of the week it
Beat Rays, and Brewers raise their chances to get David Price
the Rays. The Mariners and Dodgers also are in the mix for Price, sources say, and some within the industry believe that the Cubs will make a play for the All-Star lefty, who has a 1.88 ERA in his past 11 starts and a major-league-leading 183 strikeouts
Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony belongs to Braves
other times has a Hall of Fame class included three inductees who can be identified with the same organization: 1946, when the Cubs ' famed double-play combination of Frank Chance, Johnny Evers and Joe Tinker and the Reds' Sparky Anderson, Bid McPhee
Greg Maddux warmed up with blindfolded catchers?
Padres announcer Mark Grant recalls watching Greg Maddux throw bullpen warmups with a towel covering the catcher's mask.
Holliday's solo homer beats Cubs
Matt Holliday on his game-winning home run and the performance of Adam Wainwright.
Chicago Cubs fans love their prospects -- even the fake ones
The Chicago Cubs ’ farm system is so promising that even the ..... 16 home runs and 61 RBIs, the future for the Cubs is looking bright. The addition of top prospect Addison Russell, whom the Cubs acquired in a blockbuster trade from the