Jake Arrieta Not Surprised By Strasburg's ContractArrieta is one of several players potentially affected by Strasburg's $175 million, seven-year deal with the Nationals, preventing the right-hander from testing free agency after this season. Arrieta is coming off a breakout season, helping the Cubs get to the NL Championship Series. The 30-year-old right-hander went 22-6 with a 1.77 ERA last year.
Former Oriole Jake Arrieta Pitches No-Hitter For CubsThe Cubs sent pitcher Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger to the Orioles for pitcher Pedro Strop, two international signing bonus slots, and Arrieta, who had a 5.46 career ERA.
Steve Davis: Hard To Fault Orioles On Fowler SituationDavis says, "it's hard to criticize the Orioles on Fowler ending up in Chicago."
Garceau: Fowler's Fake Flirtation With The OriolesNational baseball writers said there was an agreement, his Cubs teammates sent him messages wishing him well in Baltimore and he spoke to Orioles star Adam Jones about being Baltimore teammates. So what happened?
Bill Ripken Weighs In On Fowler To Chicago
5 Terrible Trades In MLB HistoryIt's always a gamble trading young talent & end of contract vets & it can work out, but cautionary tales of poor trades abound...here are 5 of the worst deals in MLB history.
Wada Sharp As Cubs Beat O's 2-1Tsuyoshi Wada allowed Steve Pearce's leadoff homer in the seventh inning for Baltimore's only hit, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Orioles 2-1 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Coghlan Helps Cubs Beat Orioles 7-2Chris Coghlan finally solved Bud Norris with a bases-loaded triple in a four-run second inning, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on a soggy Saturday at Wrigley Field.
Orioles Shut Down 4-1 By Former Teammate Arrieta Last season, Baltimore traded Jake Arrieta to the Chicago Cubs. On Friday, the Orioles got to see firsthand how nicely the right-hander has developed in the National League.
Jim Callis Of MLB Pipeline Discusses The Latest Trades And Moves Within Major League BaseballThe Orioles, however, are not in the same wait-and-see mode as an organization. Ideally, they’d also like to trade for a big name pitcher much like their cross-country rivals, but may not have the talent in the minors to do so.
Orioles Interested In SamardzijaThe Baltimore Orioles appear to be the leading team of interest in the sweepstakes for Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija.
TTYM: Dick Butkus Rocks Canadian Tuxedo and Drake Gets His Groom OnIn this week's That Thing You Missed watch a young Cubs fan get a dose of reality, a 5-year old who can kick your butt, Drake get his grooming on and Dick Butkus sing at Wrigley Field.