Jake Arrieta RUMORS & NEWS

  • Joe Maddon seeks more greatness from Jake Arrieta

    Chicago Tribune "Jake Arrieta already has achieved his season-high win total, lowered his ERA to 2.50 and on pace to pitch 200 innings for the first time in his career. But manager Joe Maddon believes Arrieta can get even better. “And I’ll say it again – he is not there yet,” Maddon said Tuesday night after..." August 05

  • Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta open to long-term contract

    Chicago Sun-Times "After only 13 months with the Cubs, right-hander Jake Arrieta already seems to feel pretty strongly about two things: First, that he can be the ace of the pitching staff, even if the Cubs sign a front-line starter such as Jon Lester. ‘‘I don’t see why not,’’ Arrieta said. And second,..." August 13

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    Mark Gonzales @MDGonzales

    Jake Arrieta believes he could throw off a mound as early as next week if his right shoulder responses well to Saturday's throwing session.

  • Cubs forced to slow down Jake Arrieta

    CSN Chicago "The breakthrough season the Cubs hoped to see from Jake Arrieta is already off to a slow start. During Thursday’s welcome-to-camp news conference, general manager Jed Hoyer revealed Arrieta felt right shoulder tightness when he started throwing this winter, a setback that makes him doubtful for..." February 14

  • McDonald, Arrieta lead Cubs to 4-2 win over Pirates

    Chicago Tribune "The only thing manager Dale Sveum hoped to change Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs' home finale was a win over Pittsburgh. “I’m not going to do anything different than we have in the two years or past managing" said Sveum whose future remains in question. "I'm just going to do what I do. The..." September 26

  • Arrieta keeps fresh start going as Cubs blank Cardinals 7-0

    Chicago Sun-Times "Carlos Villanueva is quick to say he’ll have no complaints next season if he’s popping champagne in the clubhouse as a member of the Cubs bullpen. It would mean Villanueva had done his part paving the way for his rotation replacement Jake Arrieta. ‘‘I saw him pitch in Baltimore and here and..." August 17

  • Arrieta gets rotation audition; Villaneuva bumped to pen, not thrilled

    Chicago Sun-Times "They pulled the plug on the 2013 season July 2 with the first of five significant trades last month. And on Wednesday with little fanfare the Cubs started the clock on 2014. Perhaps just in time for a long-listing lineup that doesn’t look like it has enough strength left to stay upright for..." August 15

  • Cubs trade Feldman, Clevenger to Orioles for Arrieta, Strop, and international bonus money

    Hardball Talk "Trading season is officially upon us, as Keith Law of ESPN.com reports that the Cubs have traded right-hander Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger to the Orioles for right-hander Pedro Strop, right-hander Jake Arrieta, and about $400,000 in international signing bonus slot amount. It’s..." July 02

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    Roch Kubatko @masnRoch

    Arrieta 30 fastballs in bullpen session with Norfolk. No discomfort in shoulder. Will be reevaulated tomorrow

  • Jake Arrieta emerging as frontrunner for Orioles' No. 5 starter role

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta made a huge push toward solidifying his case for the team’s fifth starter spot on Thursday night, tossing six shutout innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates -- his third straight scoreless Grapefruit League outing -- at Ed Smith Stadium. Arrieta hasn’t allowed..." March 21