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Cubs, A’s Reportedly Agree To Pitcher Trade

The Chicago Cubs are on the verge of trading relief pitcher Andrew Chafin to the Oakland A’s, according to multiple reports. The left-handed Chafin is having a breakout season with the Cubs. The 31-year-old reliever has posted a 2.06 ERA and 0.84 WHIP with 37 strikeouts in 39.1 innings over 43 appearances.
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Chicago Cubs trade fan favorite reliever Andrew Chafin

The Chicago Cubs fire sale has claimed another victim, with fan favorite Andrew Chafin being dealt. Even though the Chicago Cubs front office has danced around the idea of being sellers at the MLB trade deadline, it appears a decision has been made. Kris Bryant and the other heavy hitter...
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A’s trade Deichmann to Cubs

Former LSU Tiger and Brother Martin Crusader Greg Deichmann is now a member of the Chicago Cubs organization. Deichmann, and a player yet to be named, were dealth to the Cubs Monday night by the Oakland A’s. The A’s received lefthanded relief pitcher Andrew Chafin. Deichmann was hitting .300 for...
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Javy bests Reds nemesis for walk-off win

CHICAGO -- Javier Báez wasted no time. The Cubs’ star shortstop grabbed a bat, emerged from the dugout and lifted his team to a walk-off win on Monday night, as Wrigley Field shook and trade rumors continued to swirl around the franchise. Báez ripped the first pitch he saw from...

A's bolster bullpen by acquiring Chafin in trade with Cubs

The A's have upgraded their bullpen. Oakland has acquired left-handed relief pitcher Andrew Chafin from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league outfielder Greg Deichmann and minor league right-handed pitcher Daniel Palencia, the club announced Monday night. The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal was the first to report that the two sides were nearing an agreement.

A's land Chafin from Cubs for 2 prospects

The Oakland Athletics acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Chafin from the Chicago Cubs along with cash considerations in exchange for outfielder Greg Deichmann and pitching prospect Daniel Palencia, the teams announced. Chafin, 31, has been dominant for the Cubs this season. He owns a 2.06 ERA and 0.84 WHIP with 37...

Down 7-0, Mariners cap epic rally with slam

SEATTLE -- Dylan Moore crushed a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the eighth, the first of his career, to propel the Mariners to their most improbable win during their summer surge, an 11-8 stunner over Houston on Monday at T-Mobile Park. Moore came on as a pinch-hitter for...

A's get lefty reliever Chafin from Cubs for 2 minor leaguers

CHICAGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics fortified their bullpen Monday night by acquiring left-hander Andrew Chafin from the Chicago Cubs for two minor leaguers. Chafin was 0-2 with a 2.06 ERA in 43 relief appearances covering 39 1/3 innings for the Cubs this season. The deal was announced following their 6-5 win over Cincinnati and could signal more moves to come from Chicago.

A's finalize deal with Cubs for lefty Chafin

Entering the past three Trade Deadlines as serious contenders, the A’s have not hesitated to make the jump on deals they believe increases their chances of making a deep playoff run. This year is no different. With a clear need for relief help, the A’s officially added a strong bullpen...

A's, Padres square off after disappointing weekends

Even before acquiring All-Star Adam Frazier from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday for three minor league prospects, the Padres had been looking forward to July 26. Monday was a much-needed day off for the Padres -- a breather sandwiching a difficult 10-day road trip to open the second half and astretch that looks to be a golden opportunity.
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Industry sources expect Cubs to keep Báez, Hendricks

Less than 92 hours before the trade deadline, Kyle Hendricks threw the first pitch of his 21st start of the season Monday night, a 10-game winning streak on the line. And yet nary a peep has been uttered about Hendricks in hyperactive rumor mills grinding coast to coast this week, despite a desperate seller’s market for starting pitching.
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Oakland A’s trade with Chicago Cubs for top left-handed reliever

The Oakland A’s got their high-leverage reliever well before Major League Baseball’s trade deadline. The A’s acquired left-handed reliever Andrew Chafin in a trade with the Chicago Cubs for A’s No. 9 prospect Greg Deichmann and right-handed pitcher for the low-A Stockton Ports Daniel Palencia. The A’s will also receive $500,000 from the Cubs in the deal, a source told his news organization.