Jake Arrieta RUMORS & NEWS

  • Yankees sniffing around Cubs’ 15-game winner

    New York Post "Brian Cashman has spent much of the offseason talking about bullpen help, but he also has made inquiries about several starters, including 15-game winner Jason Hammel. The Yankees general manager contacted Octagon sports agency about Hammel, the right-hander who became a free agent when the..." November 16

  • Cubs Jake Arrieta Gleefully Tweets About Sending People to The Border After Trump’s Victory

    Black Sports Online "If this election did one thing is it showed a lot of people true colors. Because if you are a supporter of Trump, it let’s me know deep down what you really think of minorities and I would never want to be associated with you on level. Add Cubs Jake Arrieta to the list. For the record..." November 09

  • Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester will be available to pitch in Game 7

    Chicago Tribune "After pitching 5 2/3 innings during the Cubs’ 9-3 victory against the Indians in Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday, Jake Arrieta said his right arm is ready for anything in Game 7 on Wednesday. Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Jon Lester will be available, too. “I’ll definitely be available..." November 02

  • Arrieta's turn to help keep Cubs' Series dream alive

    MLB.com "The Cubs feel good heading into tonight's Game 6 of the World Series in Cleveland because they will send Jake Arrieta, the 2015 National League Cy Young Award winner, to the mound in a must-win game to extend their season. "He's a bulldog man," third baseman Kris Bryant said. "He's going to go..." November 01

  • Jake Arrieta not concerned with who Cubs will face in NLDS

    Chicago Sun-Times "The Mets? The Giants? “Who gives a s— who we play?” said Cubs starter Jake Arrieta, who had his playoff edge working as soon as the Cubs finished off the regular season with a two-out rally in the ninth for a comeback 7-4 victory over the Reds on Sunday afternoon. “Now the fun starts. That’s..." October 03

  • Here's Jake Arrieta dressed as 'Jake from State Farm'

    Fox Sports "In a pretty obviously staged but nevertheless funny result, Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta shared a photo of himself in his Halloween costume as "Jake from State Farm" -- the insurance company's popular commercial character. Take a look:" September 20

  • Arrieta, Lester or Hendricks: Who should Cubs pick as Game 1 starter?

    SI "The regular season isn’t over, but the Cubs, who boast a 16-game lead in the National League Central, can already turn their attention to the playoffs. Yesterday, I wrote about the two candidates to be Chicago's fourth starter in the postseason. The decision at the opposite end of the rotation is..." September 13

  • Why Jake Arrieta Almost Quit Baseball

    CSN Chicago "There were times Jake Arrieta felt like quitting baseball, wondering if this really was the best way to support his family as he bounced between the Baltimore Orioles and their Triple-A affiliate in Norfolk, Va. It wasn’t just his dream anymore. Arrieta had to think about a wife (Brittany), a..." August 31

  • Arrieta happy to see baseball reinstated in 2020 Games

    The Score "Chicago Cubs hurler and Olympic bronze medalist Jake Arrieta is happy to see the International Olympic Committee reinstate baseball for the 2020 Summer Games in Tokyo. The IOC voted Wednesday to accept a five-sport package for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics that includes the return of..." August 04

  • Arrieta leaning toward not pitching in All-Star Game

    The Score "Fans in San Diego will have the honor of being in the same building as Jake Arrieta, but that might be the extent of it. The Chicago Cubs hurler told reporters Monday that he's leaning toward not pitching in the All-Star Game. Instead, he thinks four days of rest would be ideal." July 11

  • Jake Arrieta to get Coastal Carolina tattoo after losing bet

    ESPN "Reigning National League Cy Young winner Jake Arrieta will have to visit a tattoo artist when the Cubs return to Chicago from their road trip after losing a bet to teammate Tommy La Stella over the College World Series. Coastal Carolina eliminated TCU from the tournament Saturday, beating the..." June 26

  • Jose Fernandez, Jake Arrieta Among Pitchers Who Want Their Own Home Run Derby

    NESN "It looks like Madison Bumgarner might have started a revolution. The San Francisco Giants ace, whose 13 career home runs top all active pitchers, expressed his desire to participate in this year’s Home Run Derby recently. And even though his manager Bruce Bochy said that’s not going to happen, a..." June 14

  • Arrieta wants to join Bumgarner in Home Run Derby

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jake Arrieta pitched seven strong innings against the Braves on Saturday to win his first start since his only loss in nearly a year. But it wasn’t until he was asked about his hitting, and about Madison Bumgarner’s effort to crash the All-Star Home Run Derby that Arrieta seemed to get fired..." June 12