The Cubs and the rest of Major League Baseball will pause over the next few days for the All-Star break, but once the festivities are over in Minnesota, the second half starts up.
By Associated Press
CHICAGO (AP) Chris Johnson can rest easy during the All-Star break. He earned a couple days off.
Starlin Castro stands at his locker and takes the heat when things go wrong. He never asks for days off. He won’t let the money or the trade rumors change him.
Jake Arrieta is doing his part to fill the gap left by Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
It’s hard to picture Anthony Rizzo playing the villain or being an in-your-face leader for the Cubs.