Jake Arrieta RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jake Arrieta admits to arm fatigue in playoffs

    ESPN "Admitting he was fatigued in the playoffs Cy Young award winner Jake Arrieta believes now that he has thrown nearly 250 innings in a season he’ll be better for it the next time around. “I think that throwing that many innings this year after not being over, I’m not sure the total, about 170-180..." November 19

  • Cy Young winner Arrieta says free agent Greinke welcome in Chicago

    CBS Sports "On Wednesday it was announced that Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta had edged free agent Zack Greinke of the Dodgers in the NL Cy Young balloting. During the course of Arrieta's post-award interviews, he remarked up Greinke's free agent status ... Yes, this is a simple stating of the obvious. The..." November 19

  • Cubs’ Jake Arrieta Wins NL Cy Young In Close Vote

    CBSChicago.com "The award for the best pitcher in the National League was truly a three-man race between Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta, Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke and Dodgers left-hander Clayton Kershaw. The final result favored the man who won the most games in baseball and had the most dominant..." November 18

  • Cubs will explore long-term deal for Jake Arrieta

    CSN Chicago "Jake Arrieta understands getting traded here changed the trajectory of his career and helped transform him into a leading Cy Young Award candidate. Now the Cubs will try to secure his future in Chicago. President of baseball operations Theo Epstein confirmed those plans to at least test the..." October 23

  • Joe Maddon: Jake Arrieta not in form but 'definitely held serve'

    ESPN "Somewhere between Pittsburgh and Chicago, Jake Arrieta lost his unhittable aura. He didn't find it in New York, that's for sure. Arrieta gave up base hits to his first three batters -- including Daniel Murphy's latest postseason homer -- and the Chicago Cubs were unable to recover Sunday..." October 19

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    Bruce Miles @BruceMiles2112

    Lester Game1, Arrieta Game 2 for #Cubs

  • Arrieta's run arguably greatest in MLB history

    MLB.com "This is the age of exaggeration, a time when "Everything is Awesome" if you choose to believe it is, a time when facts can easily be conflated with myths in the immediacy of our social media consumption, a time when NBC has a TV program called "Best Show Ever." So just know that this next..." October 12

  • Arrieta survives bench-clearer, strikes out 11 as Cubs defeat Pirates 4-0

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jake Arrieta was feeling what a lot of Cubs fans were feeling. “A nervous excitement,’’ he had said. The Pittsburgh Pirates’ blackout crowd at PNC Park, and perhaps the Pirates themselves by appearing to throw at him in the National League Wild Card game Wednesday — tried to rattle Arrieta..." October 08

  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke tops Jake Arrieta for best ERA in majors

    CBS Sports "If we look past the Deadball Era (post-1920), Dodgers starter Zack Greinke just posted the ninth best ERA in baseball history. So, obviously, he won the NL ERA crown. The best single-season ERAs since the Deadball Era: 1. Bob Gibson, 1968, 1.12 2. Dwight Gooden, 1985, 1.53 3. Greg Maddux,..." October 05

  • Jake Arrieta sets MLB record with 0.75 second-half ERA

    NBC Sports "Cubs starter Jake Arrieta finished out the regular season with six shutout innings against the Brewers, extending his scoreless innings streak to 22. He scattered two hits while walking none and striking out seven, leaving with a 5-0 lead. It’s his 20th consecutive quality start. As STATS notes..." October 03

  • Forget Cy Young, Joe Maddon thinks Jake Arrieta could be NL MVP

    CSN Chicago "Forget about the National League Cy Young Award. Joe Maddon thinks Jake Arrieta could the NL MVP. After taking a perfect game into the seventh inning and hitting a home run Sunday against the Pirates, Arrieta is now 21-6 with 229 strikeouts, a 1.82 ERA and 0.88 WHIP on the season. Since the..." September 28

  • Cubs: Jon Lester endorses Jake Arrieta for wild-card game

    CSN Chicago "At this point, Jake Arrieta or Jon Lester sounds more like a conversation starter for newspapers, talk shows and Twitter than a real debate inside the Cubs organization. All signs are pointing toward the Cubs starting Jake Arrieta in the National League’s wild-card game against the Pittsburgh..." September 09

  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter vs. Dodgers on Sunday Night Baseball

    Chicago Sun-Times "Jake Arrieta on Sunday night became the first Cubs pitcher to throw a no-hitter in seven years, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 at Dodger Stadium. It’s the first Cub no-hitter since Carlos Zambrano blanked the Houston Astros Sept. 14, 2008, in a game played at Milwaukee’s Miller Park..." August 31

  • 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

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