12:41 AM EDT, Wed September 03, 2014

Podcast: Villanueva spells Cubs' names

Chicago Cubs reliever Carlos Villanueva talks with ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers and tries to spell some of his new teammates' names, including outfielder Matt Szczur. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago.
Chicago Sun-Times Aug 2, 2014

Carlos Villanueva knows he could be targeted in waiver-wire trade

LOS ANGELES — If the Cubs plan to trade Carlos Villanueva this month in a waiver-wire deal, the right-hander only hopes they get what he’s worth. As of Saturday afternoon, that was $1. “I got traded for $75,000 once, but that’s just a number,” he said. “One dollar. That would be a good story I could tell.” He could add it to the one about being traded as a Class A player in 2004 to the Brewers by Giants general manager Brian ­Sabean, who couldn’t...

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