Former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster retired from baseball on Friday and was named special assistant to the Cubs front office. Arismendy Alcantara and Luis Valbuena homered in winter league action. Also some video of Javier Baez taking BP in Puerto Rico.
December 6, 2014
The Texas Rangers made a move for a starting pitcher just minutes before this year's non-waiver trade deadline, sending prospects Christian Villanueva and Kyle Hendricks to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Ryan Dempster. Lone Star Dugout takes an in-depth look at the deal.
August 2, 2012
Everyone in baseball knows how loaded the Texas Rangers' farm system is. So, whenever trade talks are initiated with them, there is an elite group of names that are going to immediately be brought up. But, even in landing a very high quality starter in Ryan Dempster, Texas did not have to surrender any of their elite prospects.
July 31, 2012