Did the Chicago Cubs Do Enough Before the Deadline?

August 1, 2009 by  

The non-waiver trade deadline passed on Friday afternoon.

Chicago Cubs' General Manager made one move, trading for left-handed pitchers John Grabow and Tom Gorzelanny.

Meanwhile, other National League contenders made significant moves of their own.

The Los Angeles Dodgers traded a couple of their top prospects to the Baltimore Orioles for closer George Sherrill, who moves into a set-up role in front of Jonathan Broxton.

The San Francisco Giants made two moves, acquiring first baseman Ryan Garko from the Cleveland Indians and second baseman Freddy Sanchez from the Pirates for a number of prospects.

The Philadelphia Phillies made perhaps the biggest statement in the National League, moving none of th...

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