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10:35 PM ET, July 25, 2016


 Top News: 
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Cubs Acquire Aroldis Chapman  —  2:37pm: The Cubs and Yankees have each formally announced the trade.  Warren will join the Yankees' Major League roster, while McKinney will head to Double-A Trenton.  Torres and Crawford are each bound for Class-A Tampa.  —  11:03am: After months …
Jeff Passan / Yahoo Sports:
Why closer Aroldis Chapman is valuable and other trade info  —  One week out from the trade deadline, and a full one-third of the teams in Major League Baseball are playing at least at a .550 clip this year.  Only one, in the meantime, is over .600.  Which means a big, muddled …
Fox Sports:
Cubs get closer Aroldis Chapman in trade with Yankees  —  CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Cubs nearing deal for Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman  —  The Chicago Cubs, trying to take control of the NL Central and establish themselves as the heavy World Series favorites, are on the verge of acquiring New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman.  —  The Cubs, according to a high-ranking Cubs official …
Mark Polishuk / MLB Trade Rumors:
Yankees, Cubs Nearing Aroldis Chapman Trade
Dan Graf / Fox Sports:
Rangers' Prince Fielder expected to have season-ending neck surgery  —  The six-time All-Star had a similar procedure in 2014.  —  Texas Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said last week that DH/first baseman Prince Fielder might need season-ending neck surgery, and on Monday Daniels confirmed to reporters that would be the case.
Discussion: Dallas Morning News
Jeff Todd / MLB Trade Rumors:
Prince Fielder Expected To Undergo Neck Surgery  —  The Rangers expect that first baseman Prince Fielder will undergo neck surgery later this week, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports on Twitter.  There had been some hope that the veteran slugger could avoid a procedure …
Steve Adams / MLB Trade Rumors:
Blue Jays Designate Junior Lake For Assignment  —  The Blue Jays have designated outfielder Junior Lake for assignment in order to clear a spot on the roster for right fielder Jose Bautista, who has been activated from the disabled list, tweets Brendan Kennedy of the Toronto Star.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Baseball Prospectus:
The Call-Up  —  David Dahl  —  The Situation: Brandon Barnes isn't very good.  The Rockies had a guy in Triple-A with an OPS above 1.400.  Colorado will rectify the situation by sending Barnes out of town and calling up that prospect.  His name is David Dahl.
Nick Groke / Denver Post:
David Dahl, one of Rockies' top prospects, will get called up to majors Monday
Rick Hummel / St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Rough welcome for rookie, another home series loss for Cardinals  —  Cards rookie pitcher Mike Mayers tries to get out of the first inning after giving up six runs on Sunday, July 24, 2016, at Busch Stadium during the game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Associated Press:
Gonzalez, Kendrick Homer in Dodgers' 9-6 Win Over Cardinals
Discussion: Yahoo Sports
Tip from Dayton Police leads officials in Michigan to dead infant  —  JACKSON CO., Michigan (WDTN) - Dayton Police used information from an anonymous tip to lead authorities in Jackson County, Michigan to the body of a dead infant over the weekend.  —  The baby boy's body was found …
Discussion: WLNS-TV, WCMH-TV and Associated Press
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
Dodgers would put Julio Urias on table in Chris Sale talks  —  More On:  —  The Dodgers skipped on Cole Hamels last year because they found the Phillies' trade demands too high.  So rather than having Hamels to pitch Division Series Game 3 against Matt Harvey, Los Angeles had Brett Anderson.
Discussion: MLB Daily Dish
Associated Press:
Yoo Chang-sik under police investigation for match-fixing  —  SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean police say they have investigated a baseball player who confessed to his team about match-fixing.  —  The investigation of Yoo Chang-sik, a left-handed pitcher for the Kia Tigers …
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