LOS ANGELES — Now comes the hard part: The Cubs are going to have to spend crazy money on pitching and give up some of their precious prospects to build a rotation for October.
While the rest of the baseball world was distracted by the David Price deal, the Cubs made an under-the-radar move at the trade deadline.
If GM Jed Hoyer thinks dugout hugs are awkward, just imagine the Cubs trying to trade Jeff Samardzija in this fast-paced market.
With the Cubs just about ready to promote their top prospects to the big leagues, let the unrealistic expectations around "Cubs Nation" begin. With Kris Bryant ranked as the No.
Jason Hammel is not taking to Oakland well.