Source: Cubs, Dodgers talk trade

Updated: July 31, 2012, 2:09 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Talks intensified Monday between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Dodgers in a potential trade for pitcher Ryan Dempster, according to a major league source.

The deal being discussed included outfielder Alfonso Soriano, the source said; however, sources told ESPN.com's Jayson Stark on Tuesday that the Dodgers were on the verge of acquiring Shane Victorino from the Phillies. That would likely take them out of the running for Soriano.

Cubs manager Dale Sveum said before ...

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