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  • • Quick Hits: Cardinals Coronavirus Update, Mize, Kimbrel
    The Cardinals and Brewers scheduled doubleheader for Sunday has been postponed, MLB announced in a statement. The Cardinals had 3 players and 1 staff member test positive for coronavirus this weekend with four pending tests still unresolved, tweets ESPN’s Jesse Rogers. The positive tests will affect the schedule for the next week as well. The…...2020
  • • Source: Marlins to bus 20 virus-stricken to Miami
    According to ESPN's Jesse Rogers, the Marlins are getting sleeper buses to take players and coaches who have tested positive back to Miami. The rest of the team will remain in Philadelphia....2020
  • • Eight Marlins Players, Two Coaches Test Positive For COVID-19; Tonight’s Game Canceled
    The Marlins had four players test positive for COVID-19 over the weekend, and ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports this morning that an additional eight players and two coaches have since tested positive (Twitter link). Tonight’s scheduled home opener against the Orioles has been canceled, tweets Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. ESPN’s Jesse Rogers tweets that not…...2020
  • • Sources: Players vote down MLB's 60-game offer
    The MLBPA executive board on Monday voted to reject MLB's 60-game offer with expanded playoffs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan and Jesse Rogers, putting commissioner Rob Manfred in position to unilaterally implement a schedule of his choosing....2020
  • • Sources: MLBPA postpones vote as talks continue
    MLB players decided not to vote on the league's latest 60-game proposal after commissioner Rob Manfred made late tweaks to the offer, sources told ESPN's Jesse Rogers....2020
  • • Sources: Union proposes 70-game plan to MLB
    The Major League Baseball Players Association has finalized a proposal to MLB for a season of 70 games, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan and Jesse Rogers....2020
  • • MLBPA Expected To Counter League’s Economic Proposal In The Coming Days
    Major League Baseball presented its long-awaited economic plan to the Players Association yesterday, and the union’s reaction was predictable: extreme disappointment. As reported by ESPN’s Jeff Passan and Jesse Rogers, the sliding scale proposed to players would see the game’s league-minimum players would be paid about $262K of their would-be $563,500 salaries — roughly 46&...2020
  • • MLB, Umpires Reach Agreement On Pay Structure For Shortened Season
    Major League Baseball and the Major League Umpires Association have reached an agreement on umpire salaries for the 2020 season, ESPN’s Jesse Rogers reports (via Twitter). The league had reportedly been seeking a pay cut for umpires and was pushing for an agreement to be in place this weekend. Absent an agreement, the umpires would not…...2020
  • • MLB Ticket Lawsuit Seeks Class Action Status
    In a lawsuit filed recently in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, a pair of fans allege that MLB, its teams, and a host of ticket re-sellers have wrongly refused to refund ticket costs and associated fees relating to the postponed 2020 season. Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com and Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times are among…...2020
  • • Yu Darvish hits 98 mph in first spring start, jokes about taking supplement
    Yu Darvish appears to have found the fountain youth with regard to his velocity, and even he seems a little surprised by it. The Chicago Cubs right-hander touched 98 miles per hour on several pitches during his first start of the spring on Saturday and flashed some nasty swing-and-miss stuff too. Take a look: After the game, Darvish joked that he was worried he might have taken a supplement over t...2020

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  • • Cubs finalize one-year deal with OF Steven Souza Jr.
    The Cubs have finalized their one-year contract with free agent outfielder Steven Souza Jr., per ESPN Chicago’s Jesse Rogers (Twitter link). The two sides were first reported to be nearing an agreement on Friday. Souza, who is represented by ACES, will receive a $1M base salary and can earn another $2M via incentives, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com tweets. The team has yet to formally announce the sign...2020
  • • Cubs To Place Jon Lester On Injured List
    The Cubs are preparing to place starter Jon Lester on the 10-day injured list, according to Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com (via Twitter). He was due to undergo further medical examination today after suffering a hamstring injury yesterday. It still isn’t known how serious the injury is. Lester indicated after the game that he felt optimistic,…...2019
  • • Cubs to place Jon Lester on injured list
    The Cubs are preparing to place starter Jon Lester on the 10-day injured list, according to Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com (via Twitter). He was due to undergo further medical examination Tuesday after suffering a hamstring injury Monday. It still isn’t known how serious the injury is. Lester indicated after the game that he felt optimistic, even suggesting he might not need to miss a start. But ...2019
  • • Cubs sign Tim Collins, designate Brian Duensing
    The Cubs have signed left-handed reliever Tim Collins to a one-year, major league deal and designated fellow southpaw reliever Brian Duensing for assignment, per Jesse Rogers of ESPN. Collins, an Octagon client, will report to Triple-A with his new team. Collins hit the open market Friday when the Twins released him, ending a short stay with the team that signed him to a minors pact in early Febru...2019
  • • Cubs Avoid Arbitration With Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Addison Russell
    The Cubs have agreed to a $12.9MM contract with star third baseman Kris Bryant, ESPNChicago.com’s Jesse Rogers tweets. Also agreeing to terms, at $5.2MM, was star infielder Javier Baez, as Jon Heyman of Fancred was first to tweet. Rather more controversially, the club also has reached a salary with suspended shortstop Addison Russell, per Bob…...2019
  • • Cubs avoid arbitration with Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Addison Russell
    The Cubs have agreed to a $12.9M contract with star third baseman Kris Bryant, ESPNChicago.com’s Jesse Rogers tweets. Also agreeing to terms, at $5.2M, was star infielder Javier Baez, as Jon Heyman of Fancred was first to tweet. Rather more controversially, the club also has reached a salary with suspended shortstop Addison Russell, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today (via Twitter). The Cubs have stu...2019
  • • Brandon Morrow Could Miss Opening Day After Elbow Surgery
    Brandon Morrow underwent elbow surgery on November 6th that may keep him on the shelf beyond Opening Day, Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com was among those to tweet. It was a debridement arthroscopic surgery, or a “cleanup of cartilage,” Jordan Bastian of MLB.com added.  Morrow had a successful, if short, first season in Chicago. He finished…...2018
  • • Brandon Morrow could miss opening day after elbow surgery
    Brandon Morrow underwent elbow surgery on November 6th that may keep him on the shelf beyond Opening Day, Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com was among those to tweet. It was a debridement arthroscopic surgery, or a “cleanup of cartilage,” Jordan Bastian of MLB.com added.  Morrow, 34, had a successful, if short, first season in Chicago. He finished the year with 22 saves and a sparkling 1. 47 ERA, but...2018
  • • Cubs tender Addison Russell arbitration contract
    The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they have tendered a contract to embattled shortstop Addison Russell. Like any other standard arbitration situation, it’s a non-guaranteed deal. Russell’s status with the Chicago organization was (and to some extent still is) in doubt. He is slated to sit out the first month of the 2019 campaign as he finishes serving a 40-game suspension under the MLB-MLBPA ...2018
  • • Drew Smyly will not return in 2018
    The Cubs decided Monday that lefty Drew Smyly will not make it back onto the MLB roster this season, as Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com was among those to report (Twitter links). Instead, he’ll focus on preparing himself for a full and healthy 2019 campaign.Smyly, who is now 29 years of age, signed a two-year deal with the Chicago organization last winter after undergoing Tommy John surgery in June of 20...2018

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Jesse Rogers trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Sources: Players vote down MLB's 60-game offer
    The MLBPA executive board on Monday voted to reject MLB's 60-game offer with expanded playoffs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan and Jesse Rogers, putting commissioner Rob Manfred in position to unilaterally implement a schedule of his choosing....2020
  • • Sources: MLBPA postpones vote as talks continue
    MLB players decided not to vote on the league's latest 60-game proposal after commissioner Rob Manfred made late tweaks to the offer, sources told ESPN's Jesse Rogers....2020
  • • Cubs’ Brad Wieck undergoes cardiac ablation procedure
    Cubs lefty Brad Wieck underwent a cardiac ablation procedure to prevent the recurrence of an intermittent atrial flutter that was discovered during his annual spring physical, the team announced. He’ll rest and rehab from the procedure next week before being reevaluated, at which point a timeline for his return to the mound will become clearer. A return in a few weeks’ time isn’t out of the questi...2020
  • • Javier Baez: Extension talks with Cubs have been 'up and down'
    While almost all of the Cubs’ star players have been mentioned as speculative trade chips this offseason, Javier Baez has just about been the one exception as there has been more focus on the possibility that he will remain in Chicago over the long term. Baez’s representatives and the Cubs began talks about a multi-year extension back in November, and the infielder provided something of an update ...2020
  • • Taijuan Walker Auditioning For Cubs
    While he’s already said to be considering multiple offers from other organizations, righty Taijuan Walker is going to throw for at least one team in hopes of boosting interest. He’s in Cubs camp readying to audition, ESPNChicago.com’s Jesse Rogers reports on Twitter. It might be tempting to wonder if there’s some kind of agreement in…...2020
  • • Veteran righty Taijuan Walker auditions for Cubs
    While he’s already said to be considering multiple offers from other organizations, righty Taijuan Walker is going to throw for at least one team in hopes of boosting interest. He’s in Cubs camp readying to audition, ESPNChicago.com’s Jesse Rogers reports on Twitter. It might be tempting to wonder if there’s some kind of agreement in place, but Rogers says that’s not the case. It does seem fair to...2020
  • • The latest example of why an Arenado trade won't be easy to execute
    Uncertainty surrounding Nolan Arenado’s future with the Rockies has become one of the prevailing storylines of the offseason, given the perennial MVP candidate’s recent expression of discontent with the organization — general manager Jeff Bridich in particular. Recent drama notwithstanding, however, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post writes in his latest mailbag that a trade prior to spring train...2020
  • • Rockies, Cubs reportedly discussed Kris Bryant, Nolan Arenado trade
    Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant are two of the biggest names reportedly on the trade market. As both organizations weigh offers for their respective stars, the Rockies and Cubs have also reportedly discussed a one-for-one swap. According to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, Chicago and Colorado have engaged in dialogue on a blockbuster trade that would se...2020
  • • Report: Cubs, Rockies have discussed Kris Bryant-Nolan Arenado trade
    Though we’re fairly late in the MLB offseason, there are still some major potential trades being talked about within the league, including one that would be huge for both teams. On Wednesday, ESPN’s Jesse Rogers told NBC Sports Chicago’s “Kap and Co.” that the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies have discussed a one-for-one Kris Bryant for Nolan Arenado trade, via Tim Stebbins of NBC Sports Chicago....2020
  • • Cubs Finalize Deal With Steven Souza Jr.
    The Cubs have finalized their one-year, Major League contract with free agent outfielder Steven Souza Jr., per ESPN Chicago’s Jesse Rogers (Twitter link). The two sides were first reported to be nearing an agreement on Friday. Souza, who is represented by ACES, will receive a $1MM base salary and can earn another $2MM via incentives,…...2020

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  • • Koji Uehara to Cubs: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction
    2016
  • • Cubs' Wade Davis Splash Turns Spare Piece Into Elite Chapman Replacement
    2016
  • • World Series 2016: Cubs vs. Indians Pitching Outlook and Predictions
    2016
  • • Kyle Hendricks Can Cement Breakout Season by Pitching Cubs to World Series Brink
    2016
  • • Cubs vs. Indians Live-Stream Schedule, Odds and Pre-Game 2 Comments
    2016
  • • Dodgers vs. Cubs: Keys for Each Team to Win NLCS Game 6
    2016
  • • Jon Lester Re-Establishing Himself as One of October's Unflappable Heroes
    2016
  • • Aroldis Chapman Comments on 1st Appearance with Cubs
    2016
  • • Kris Bryant's Epic 3-HR Game Shines Light on Leap from Phenom to Superstar
    2016
  • • Are Cubs Deserving of Early 2016 All-Star Game Ballot Barrage?
    2016

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  • • Manny Machado touts Padres as ‘perfect’ situation
    The San Diego Padres held Manny Machado’s introductory press conference Friday, and team’s prized free agent acquisition praised the organization and its future in his initial comments. “I liked the game plan, from ownership to front office to the coaching staff to the players,” Machado said, via ESPN’s Jesse Rogers . “The whole ‘shabam’ was so perfect.” The Padres, it could be argued, came out of...2019
  • • Cubs avoid arbitration with Kris Bryant, Javier Baez, Addison Russell
    2019
  • • Cubs tender Addison Russell arbitration contract
    2018
  • • Jon Lester Re-Establishing Himself as One of October's Unflappable Heroes
    2016
  • • Cubs Play Inappropriate Song as Aroldis Chapman Walks off Mound, Team Apologizes
    2016
  • • Jake Arrieta will be forced to get tattoo after losing bet
    Cubs ace Jake Arrieta will be the proud owner of a Coastal Carolina tattoo after they eliminated TCU from the College World Series. TCU alum Arrieta made a bet with teammate Tommy La Stella, a Coastal Carolina alum, over the outcome of their College World Series showdown. The loser had to get the winning team’s logo tattooed on them, and Coastal Carolina beat TCU twice to make Arrieta the loser. “...2016
  • • Cubs P and TCU Alum Jake Arrieta Loses Bet, Will Get Coastal Carolina Tattoo
    2016

Top Jesse Rogers news

  • • Dodgers Send Cubs' Jake Arrieta the Rubber & Dirt from Mound After His No-Hitter
    2015
  • • Source: Cubs land Darvish for $126M deal
    The Chicago Cubs and free-agent ace pitcher Yu Darvish have agreed to a six-year, $126 million deal, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jesse Rogers....2018
  • • Chicago Cubs Advance to NLDS: Highlights, Twitter Reaction to Celebration
    2015
  • • Cubs to Have Pajama Party on Flight Home Following Jake Arrieta's No-Hitter
    2015
  • • Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon Shows off Arizona-Themed Van
    2016
  • • Cubs Play Inappropriate Song as Aroldis Chapman Walks off Mound, Team Apologizes
    2016
  • • Sources: Cubs to call up OF prospect Soler
    The Chicago Cubs are set to call up prospect Jorge Soler, sources confirmed to ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers on Monday....2014
  • • Kris Bryant Recalled from Triple-A Iowa by Cubs
    2015
  • • Sources: Union proposes 70-game plan to MLB
    2020
  • • Cubs Will Not Explore Anthony Rizzo Extension This Offseason
    The Cubs have decided against pursuing an extension with first baseman Anthony Rizzo this offseason, agent Marc Pollack tells Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com. Whether future contract talks will take place is an open question. Rizzo is entering his second-to-last season of team control under his original extension. That deal has worked out swimmingly for the…...2019

Jesse Rogers fantasy rankings and news

  • • Cubs vs. Indians: Game 7 Live Stream, TV Schedule and Latest Comments
    2016
  • • Kyle Schwarber's Fluke ACL Tear an Early Test for Cubs' Sky-High Expectations
    2016
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Bargain Buys, Sleepers for Sept. 17
    2015
  • • Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Ideal Lineup Picks for July 20
    2015
  • • Could Kris Bryant's 1st Multi-HR Game Kick Off an Overdue Power Surge?
    2015
  • • Are the Cubs or Padres the Bigger Threat to 2015 NL Hierarchy?
    2015
  • • Chicago Cubs: Cubbies Will Be Competitive in 2015, but 2016 Is Their Year
    2015
  • • How the Cubs Should Handle the Unleashing of Uber-Prospect Kris Bryant
    2015

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  • • Quick Hits: Cardinals Coronavirus Update, Mize, Kimbrel
    2020
  • • Eight Marlins Players, Two Coaches Test Positive For COVID-19; Tonight’s Game Canceled
    2020
  • • Sources: Players vote down MLB's 60-game offer
    2020
  • • Javier Baez: Extension talks with Cubs have been 'up and down'
    2020
  • • The latest example of why an Arenado trade won't be easy to execute
    2020
  • • Rockies, Cubs reportedly discussed Kris Bryant, Nolan Arenado trade
    2020
  • • Instant karma: Ben Zobrist's selfless move pays off with Cubs' win
    Ben Zobrist got some good karma for his selfless move on Sunday. Zobrist had a day off on Saturday and was set to start for the Chicago Cubs in their Sunday game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. But David Bote had homered twice on Saturday, and some Cubs players apparently thought he should remain in the lineup the following day. According to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, Zobrist gave approval for Bote to...2019
  • • Yu Darvish exits rehab start after one inning
    The Chicago Cubs have been dealing with injuries to key players all season long. But there’s a case to be made that nobody has been unluckier than starting pitcher Yu Darvish.After a solid if unspectacular 2017 — Darvish really did well for the Dodgers down the stretch — he’s made eight starts this season. For now, he holds a 4.95 ERA, 4.82 FIP and 4.52 DRA. We haven’t seen him throw a pitch in th...2018
  • • Anthony Rizzo would take pay cut to shorten MLB season?
    Anthony Rizzo thinks MLB regular-season schedules should be shorter, and he’s willing to take a pay cut to help make that happen. Speaking to ESPN’s Jesse Rogers, Rizzo says the following:“I think we play too much baseball. Yes, guys are going to take pay cuts. But are we playing this game for the money or do we love this game? I know it’s both, but in the long run it will make everything better.”...2018
  • • Jake Arrieta has struggled with thumb problem since spring training
    Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta has not been up to his usual standard this season, and a nagging thumb issue may have a lot to do with it.Cubs pitching coach Chris Bosio divulged Friday that Arrieta has been deal with open, tender skin around his right pitching thumb that has hindered him for a while now.“It goes all the way back to spring training,” Bosio said Friday, via Jesse Rogers of ESPN. ...2017

Jesse Rogers rumors, scandals

  • • Rockies, Cubs reportedly discussed Kris Bryant, Nolan Arenado trade
    2020
  • • Cubs expected to keep Joe Maddon for 2019 season
    Though the Cubs’ postseason run ended earlier than the team hoped, the loss in last night’s NL wild-card game doesn’t seem like it will lead to a change in the dugout. The Cubs are expected to retain manager Joe Maddon through the 2019 season, ESPN.com’s Jesse Rogers reports.Maddon is under contract through next year in what will be the final season of the five-year, $25M deal he signed to come to...2018
  • • Report: Miguel Montero to be DFA’d after calling out Jake Arrieta
    Chicago Cubs backup catcher Miguel Montero reportedly will be designated for assignment in the wake of drama surrounding him calling out Jake Arrieta, per a team source. Montero fanned the flames of controversy by calling out Arrieta after the Washington Nationals netted seven stolen bases in Tuesday’s 6-1 loss, saying in part: “That’s the reason why they were running left and right today because ...2017
  • • Kyle Schwarber Injury: Updates on Cubs Star's Recovery from Knee Surgery
    2016
  • • Shane Victorino Released: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Shane Victorino Released: Latest Comments and Reaction
    2016
  • • Villanova grad Matt Szczur nails home run in honorary start for Chicago Cubs
    It’s been the best week to be a Villanova fan since 1985. On Monday, Kris Jenkins went down in NCAA history for his game-winning buzz beater to claim a national championship. On Tuesday, Villanova grad and Chicago Cubs’ player Matt Szczur benefitted by getting an “honorary” start thanks to Jenkins. Filling in for an injured Javier Baez, who is on the 15-day DL with an injured thumb, Szczur was giv...2016
  • • Cubs Get Revenge on Strength Coach, Tie Him to Chair at Spring Training Workout
    2016
  • • Zack Wheeler-for-Jorge Soler Trade Would Be Win-Win for Cubs, Mets
    2015
  • • 2016 MLB Free Agents: Latest Rumors on Zack Greinke, Jordan Zimmermann and More
    2015

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