MINNEAPOLIS - Kyle Schwarber dug in the left-handed batter's box at Target Field, staring down Twins southpaw Aaron Thompson with an 0-2 count.
MINNEAPOLIS - It looks like it's time to start feeling bad for teams that have to face both Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta in the same series.
MINNEAPOLIS - Don't look at the batting average.
That was the advice manager Joe Maddon had when describing the impact Chris Coghlan has had on the Cubs this season.
MINNEAPOLIS -- What mental mistake?
MINNEAPOLIS - The National League brand of baseball is predicated on pitching, defense and manufacturing runs without the benefit of a regular designated hitter.