Reactions: Detroit Tigers fared better in trade with Chicago Cubs

CLOSE We look at the centerpiece of the Detroit Tigers' trade that sent Justin Wilson and Alex Avila to the Chicago Cubs - third baseman Jeimer Candelario, a Top-100 prospect who's close to being MLB-ready. By Brian Manzullo, DFP. WochitJeimer Candelario.(Photo: USA

Report: Brewers showing interest in Verlander, Cubs monitoring situation

The Milwaukee Brewers could make a big splash as they enter baseball's arms race at the trade deadline.The team is reportedly interested in acquiring Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander, according to the Detroit Free Press' Anthony Fenech. The Brewers join the Houston Astros among teams that have reportedly expressed interest

Jon Lester's bounce back performance lands Cubs fourth straight win

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) throws the ball against the Atlanta Braves in the first inning at SunTrust Park.(Photo: Brett Davis, USA TODAY Sports)ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Lester bounced back from the shortest start of his career by allowing only one run in seven innings and Chicago stopped