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2014 Chicago Cubs Trades And Rumors

In this StoryStream, you can find all the articles relating to Cubs trade rumors and trades for the 2014 season.

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Cubs Trade Brett Jackson To Diamondbacks

Another former first-round draft pick, gone.

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Evaluating The Cubs' 2014 Transactions

Looking back on what the Cubs did over the past couple of months to provide pieces for the future.

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Cubs Acquire Jacob Turner From Marlins

The Cubs acquired the former top prospect for two minor league ptichers

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A Primer For August Waiver Trades

You know that trades can be made after July 31 by acquiring waivers on players. How is this done? The explanation is below.

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Who'll Replace Russell & Bonifacio On The 25-Man?

Well, it's a reasonable question that could have more than one answer.

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Russell, Bonifacio Traded To Braves

The Cubs made one move at the deadline, trading two players for a catching prospect.

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2014 MLB Trade Deadline Open Thread

This thread is for exactly what the headline says: discussion of trade possibilities, and actual deals, on deadline day.

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Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront From Red Sox

Guess which team he used to play for?

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Dodgers Acquire Darwin Barney From Cubs

Be happy for him! He could be headed to the playoffs!

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Tradeable Cubs: Fun With Proposals

We've looked at every player, now it's time to throw out some deals.

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Tradeable Cubs: Everyone Else

In the final piece of the series leading up to the trade deadline, we look at what bit parts could carry some value to a contender.

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Tradeable Cubs: James Russell and Wesley Wright

Although they are very different pitchers, the Cubs' two southpaws could both be on the move this month.

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Do The Cubs Have Trading Troubles?

The Cubs haven't made a trade since "the big one" July 4. Why?

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Tradeable Cubs: Justin Ruggiano

Fleeced from Miami this winter, could Ruggiano be on the move again soon?

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Tradeable Cubs: Luis Valbuena

The versatile fan favorite could find himself on the move this month.

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Tradeable Cubs: Starlin Castro

After the Samardzija-Hammel deal, let's take a look at the remaining Cubs who could be moving this summer.

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Still More Samardzija/Hammel Trade Analysis

Another calmed-down look at the blockbuster deal.

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More Thoughts On The Samardzija/Hammel Trade

It's Monday, and after having the weekend to mull the meaning of this deal, here's some additional musings.

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Prospect Reviews: Russell, McKinney, Straily

Via our SB Nation Athletics site, Athletics Nation, here are brief profiles of the three players the Cubs acquired for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.

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Theo Epstein Speaks On The Samardzija/Hammel Deal

The Cubs' President of Baseball Operations commented publicly for the first time on the deal Saturday morning.

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Russell, McKinney Join An Already Strong System

With this trade, the Cubs have the number one farm system in baseball.

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Twitter Goes Crazy Over The Samardzija/Hammel Deal

Instant reactions on Twitter to just about anything are fascinating. Some of the tweets about this deal are way over the top. Here's a selection.

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Jeff Samardzija/Jason Hammel Trade Analysis

This is one of the biggest trades the Cubs have ever made, in terms of giving up two rotation starters in one deal. Let's have a look inside.

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Cubs Trade Samardzija And Hammel To Athletics

It's the first Cubs deal of the trade season, and it looks like a blockbuster.

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Let's Make A Samardzija Or Hammel Deal: Dodgers

The Dodgers have to stop acquiring highly-paid talent at some point... just kidding.

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Let's Make A Samardzija Or Hammel Deal: Cardinals

Could the archrivals complete a summer blockbuster?

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Let's Make A Samardzija Or Hammel Deal: Twins

Could the Twins continue their rotation overhaul by adding a new top dog?

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Let's Make A Samardzija Or Hammel Deal: Mariners

Could this offseason's big spenders be in line to make yet another splash?

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Let's Make A Samardzija Or Hammel Deal: Red Sox

Could the Red Sox be a stealthy buyer of starting pitching this summer?

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Let's Make A Samardzija Or Hammel Deal: Blue Jays

A look at the Toronto farm system with an eye on who could be coming to Chicago for Jeff Samardzija or Jason Hammel.

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Samardzija And Hammel Could Be Packing Their Bags

A look at trade destinations for the Cubs most marketable assets and what the Cubs might expect to receive in return

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Jeff Samardzija Will Likely Be Traded. Where?

The Shark is probably a goner after reportedly rejecting a contract extension.

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What Would You Give Up For Giancarlo Stanton?

Let's say the Marlins made their slugging right fielder available for trade, and the Cubs were interested. Who would you be willing to deal?

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Cubs Trade Donnie Murphy, Waive George Kottaras

These moves open 40-man roster spots for players who will make the 25-man roster.

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Cubs on the ST Trade Block: George Kottaras

Rumors came out yesterday that the Rangers have been looking at George Kottaras. What will it take for them to get the Cubs' backup catcher?

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Cubs On The ST Trade Block: Jeff Samardzija

Jeff Samardzija's name has been on the trade block all offseason. Is it finally time for a deal?

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Cubs On The ST Trade Block: Nate Schierholtz

Nate Schierholtz projects to be the Cubs' starting rightfielder. But has he become expendable?

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Cubs On The ST Trade Block: Carlos Villanueva

Carlos Villanueva has been known for pitching well in a rotation in short spurts. And that may be why teams could come calling for him this spring.

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Cubs Spring Training Trade Block: Darwin Barney

The first in a series exploring who I feel are the most likely candidates to be traded before Opening Day. We'll start with Darwin Barney.

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Jeff Samardzija And The Diamondbacks: A Match?

Could the D'backs have renewed interest in Shark?

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The 411 On Potential Shark Trade Partners: M's

The Mariners have signed Robinson Cano. And that's about it. If their budget has hit a wall, Jeff Samardzija may be a cheap alternative.

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The 411 On Potential Shark Trade Partners: Royals

Dayton Moore gave up a haul last year to acquire James Shields. Will he do it again to get Jeff Samardzija?

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Cubs Rumors: Tanaka Money Could Get 'Silly'

Well, why not? It is silly season, after all.

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The 411 On Potential Shark Trade Partners: Yankees

The Yankees are very desperate to add pitching and if they can't add it with Masahiro Tanaka, they could turn to Jeff Samardzija.

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Cubs Rumors: Tanaka Will Meet With Cubs In Chicago

You've been begging for actual player rumors or news; there's been none so far in 2014. Well, here's one to chew on.

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The 411 On Potential Shark Trade Partners: D'backs

The Diamondbacks look like they're going for it in 2014 and they need another starter. Maybe the Cubs can join the White Sox in fleecing the Diamondbacks this offseason.

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The 411 On Potential Shark Trade Partners: Pirates

The Pirates don't seem to have a great need for starting pitching, but they've apparently inquired on Jeff Samardzija. It's fun to play what if with their system, so let's see what they have.

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The 411 On Potential Shark Trade Partners: Orioles

The Orioles have been competitive in the AL East the last two years, but they're starting to come into payroll problems. If they're trying to add quality starting pitching for cheap, their only option might be a trade.

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The 411, Possible Shark Trade Partners: Blue Jays

In the first of a series, we'll review the Jays as a possible suitor for Jeff Samardzija.

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Cubs Rumors: Jonathan Sanchez On Team's Radar

Teams can always use more lefthanders. But Sanchez has been pretty bad the last couple of years.

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Masahiro Tanaka Might Not Be Posted, After All

Pitchers and catchers report to MLB spring-training camps in less than two months. Will the Japanese star be among them?

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Cubs Make A Trade! Justin Ruggiano Acquired

Everyone's packing up and leaving the Winter Meetings, and Theo & Jed are bringing an outfielder with them.

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Cubs Rumors: Drew Storen, Tyler Clippard On Radar

The Cubs are reportedly interested in two Nationals relief pitchers.

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Cubs Rumors: Joba Rules Coming To Chicago?

There's Cubs interest in signing the former Yankees reliever, according to one report.

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Cubs Rumors: John Axford, Possible Pen Addition

The former Brewers closer is reportedly on the Cubs' radar.

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Cubs Rumors: Cubs 'Covet' Masahiro Tanaka

The Japanese righthander went 20-0 with a 1.24 ERA and 0.934 WHIP in 2013. That'd help just about any major-league team.

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