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Jason Hammel

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  • Cubs acquire catcher Miguel Montero from the Diamondbacks

    SAN DIEGO -- The Chicago Cubs have acquired two-time National League All-Star catcher Miguel Montero from the Arizona Diamondbacks. The left-handed hitting Montero was acquired for minor league pitchers Jeferson Mejia and Zack Godley, a source confirmed...
  • Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision

    Cubs ready to make other moves as they await Jon Lester's decision
    SAN DIEGO — Amid conflicting reports regarding the decision of marquee free-agent pitcher Jon Lester, perhaps the most honest assessment Monday night came from Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. "I have no sense of timing on anything at this point,"...
  • Ervin Santana would be icing on Cubs' cake

    SAN DIEGO -- What’s next for the Cubs after the Jon Lester signing? More pitching, perhaps. The Cubs aren’t done looking for starting pitching, despite signing Lester and Jason Hammel at the winter meetings. After I congratulated a top...
  • Jon Lester signing confirms Cubs ready to win now

    That creaking you heard in the wee hours of Wednesday morning was the Cubs’ championship window officially opening.   Talk about an overnight sensation. While Chicago slept, left-handed pitcher Jon Lester agreed to a six-year, $155 million...
  • Cubs' hiring of Joe Maddon appears to be imminent

    Cubs' hiring of Joe Maddon appears to be imminent
    The offseason free-agent period begins Thursday, and the Cubs appear on the verge of finalizing the first of what they hope are several impact acquisitions. The hiring of two-time American League manager of the year Joe Maddon seems imminent,...
  • Dodgers, Angels figure to pass on expensive free agents

    Dodgers, Angels figure to pass on expensive free agents
    In baseball, the season of giving is upon us yet again. This is the season of free agency, the time of year when teams bestow riches upon the finest players in all the land. This used to be the season of the Angels and Dodgers. To Albert Pujols,...
  • Angels expect to extend free agent austerity program another winter

    Angels expect to extend free agent austerity program another winter
    It’s open season on baseball’s free agents, but don’t expect the Angels to do any big-game hunting. It figures to be another winter of prudent spending for the club that lavished $317.5 million on Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson in...
  • Not much movement expected on Cubs coaching staff

     Not much movement expected on Cubs coaching staff
    The task of finalizing a coaching staff while accelerating the pursuit of free agents is in full force for the Cubs. Major changes on the staff don't seem likely under new manager Joe Maddon because of its current structure. Under Chris Bosio, the...
  • Cubs and White Sox set for GM meetings

    Cubs and White Sox set for GM meetings
    Add and subtract. That's how the Cubs and White Sox, respectively, could improve when they accelerate talks with agents and officials from other teams starting Monday at baseball's general managers' meetings in Phoenix. Although GM Jed Hoyer has...
  • Jake Arrieta sees big things on horizon for Cubs

     Jake Arrieta sees big things on horizon for Cubs
    One month after completing a full breakout season, Jake Arrieta is preparing for what he envisions will be an even better 2015. Arrieta's optimism stems from more than just building on last season's success and the hiring of manager Joe Maddon. The...
  • Cubs return to winter spotlight at GM meetings

    Cubs return to winter spotlight at GM meetings
    PHOENIX -- The Cubs are taking center stage here at the general managers meetings amid speculation they will be heavy players in the market.  But the Mets began the meetings Monday with a two-year deal for former Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer....