At the beginning of the year, Joe Maddon cautioned that with such a young Cubs team, not every win would look like oil paintings.
Chase Utley – a six-time All-Star second baseman and a World Series champion with the Philadelphia Phillies – is the biggest name the Cubs have been linked to in a potential August trade.
There's been plenty of star power at Wrigley Field this summer, and this weekend you can catch the "Stars of Tomorrow" at the Friendly Confines.
Joe Maddon thinks the Cubs have caught their second wind.
At this point, it's pretty much impossible to argue that.
Who says being boring is a bad thing?
Addison Russell has usurped Starlin Castro as the Cubs' shorstop and the 21-year-old rookie did it, in part, by being "boring."