Under Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer's leadership, the Chicago Cubs have made a lot of different types of moves near the baseball trade deadline, and we have a look back at the players they've acquired near the July 31 deadline.
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The Cubs’ first trade deadline under Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer saw them acquire Hendricks and Christian Villanueva from the Rangers in exchange for pitcher Ryan Dempster.
The Cubs got a haul when they traded Matt Garza to the Rangers, acquiring Edwards Jr., Justin Grimm, Mike Olt, and Neil Ramirez.
The Cubs got a jump on the market with this one, getting Russell from the A’s in exchange for Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
The Cubs acquired Montgomery and Jordan Pries from the Mariners for Paul Blackburn and Dan Vogelbach. All Montgomery would later do is get the save in Game 7 of the World Series.
The Cubs acquired Chapman in a blockbuster swap, for Billy McKinney, Rashad Crawford, Adam Warren, and Gleyber Torres.
In the first crosstown trade in years, the Cubs got Quintana for a hefty price, sending Dylan Cease, Eloy Jimenez, and two other prospects to the White Sox.
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The Cubs sent pitcher Eddie Butler and another prospect to the Rangers in exchange for the veteran Hamels, who won MVP honors in the 2008 World Series.