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.
Wednesday's top headlines:
MINNEAPOLIS -- Jeff Samardzija’s first All-Star experience was about as unique as they come. It’s surely one he won’t forget.
MINNEAPOLIS -- He had so many enjoyable moments over the two days but Jose Abreu said his All-Star moment arrived early Tuesday evening.
MINNEAPOLIS -- Baseball in Chicago may still be in recovery mode after a disastrous 2013 season but both teams boast top-flight first baseman.