Alfonso Soriano


The Chase Utley situation sounds like something the Cubs went through during their teardown years, a fading All-Star player using his hard-earned no-trade rights to get what he wants.


It seems like so long ago that Junior Lake was the "it" prospect to talk about in the Cubs clubhouse.


The Cubs hope Jon Lester can become their Andy Pettitte, a durable lefty who has nerves of steel in October and keeps performing at a high level through his mid-to-late 30s.


MESA, Ariz. - With the TV cameras rolling and his time in big-league camp running out, Javier Baez put on a show at HoHoKam Stadium.