The Cubs can’t clone the 2004 Boston Red Sox, even if Manny Ramirez becomes Bill Mueller’s assistant hitting coach.
Theo Epstein’s on the clock. Not in the sense of feeling any real heat from ownership, Cubs fans or the Chicago media.
This year began with people wondering how long the Cubs could keep Javier Baez down at Triple-A Iowa.
A clubhouse wise guy noticed the blue T-shirt for sale at one of the souvenir stands near the players’ parking lot at Wrigley Field.
MILWAUKEE — A fan on Miller Park’s second level watched Sunday’s game from behind home plate, wearing a blue Cubs jersey with “NEXT YEAR” and two zeroes sewn onto the back.