According to Jon Heyman, the Atlanta Braves are reportedly close working out a deal with the Chicago Cubs to acquire starting pitcher Ryan Dempster. This season, Dempster is 5-4 with a 2.11 ERA in 15 starts.

More details to come.

UPDATE 2:54 CST: Ryan Dempster has walked into the Cubs clubhouse and has not been traded…for now. Stay tuned.