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Cubs Release Veteran Reliever Brandon Morrow

The Chicago Cubs are reportedly releasing hard-throwing right-handed reliever Brandon Morrow. Morrow was wonderful with the team during the first of half of the 2018 season, but hasn't pitched with the team since then. https://twitter.com/ByRobertMurray/status/1280989964298342402   Morrow was a free agent this winter, but signed a minor-league deal with Chicago. After signing with the Cubs in December, Morrow began dealing with chest and calf injuries in February. In April, he informed the team the his rehab wasn't progressing well and he planned to shut it down for the 2020 season. What's Next for Morrow?   Cubs president Theo Epstein mentioned that Morrow was dealing with a...

Javier Baez Halts Contract Talk with Cubs

Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez has decided to put his contract negotiations with the organization on hold, according to ESPN. The 27-year-old infielder wants to stay with the team long-term, but is stopping contract talk with the league currently shutdown. https://twitter.com/ChiSportUpdates/status/1258091007276613633 Baez has reportedly had "really good" conversations with the team about a potential deal, but the two sides haven't discussed any further since camp was stopped. The good news is, Baez is under contract through 2021, so it's not urgent issue. However, the Cubs would love to lock up the two-time All-Star as early as possible. Baez appears to be...

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