Alfonso Soriano


The future is now for the Chicago Cubs.


DENVER – Starlin Castro welcomed Javier Baez to The Show by taking him out to dinner on Monday night at a Morton’s steakhouse in downtown Denver.


PHOENIX – It’s not quite now or never for Junior Lake and Mike Olt, because they’re both still young and talented. Experience might help fix some of their problems.


Theo Epstein had enough self-awareness and message-control savvy to make a prediction during a spring-training session with Cubs beat writers in 2012.


The Cubs are getting in position to make a huge splash.

That doesn’t mean everything has gone according to The Plan. It doesn’t guarantee a parade down Michigan Avenue.