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Ryan Dempster Trade Rumors: No Deal With Atlanta In Place, According To Cubs Front Office

Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum says he's been told by the team's front office that there is no deal in place that would send starter Ryan Dempster to the Atlanta Braves. The Cubs are not merely waiting for Dempster's approval.

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Sveum called the reported trade agreement a "fabrication," while Cubs assistant GM Randy Bush addressed the rumors by saying simply, "there's nothing to report."

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