Brian Schlitter


CINCINNATI -- Nate Schierholtz drove in three runs and


ST. LOUIS — Less than 12 hours after Rick Renteria declared Jose Veras is “still our guy,” the Cubs manager moved onto other options for the ninth inning.


The group that looks out across the Pittsburgh skyline and runs onto the field at PNC Park on Monday afternoon won’t be the same one that shows up for Game 162.


MESA, Ariz. — We briefly interrupt our wall-to-wall Javier Baez coverage to tell you that the most exciting player at Cubs Park has been assigned to minor-league camp.


MESA, Ariz. – Rick Renteria once joked about ordering Rosetta Stone tapes, so he could learn Japanese just in case the Cubs signed Masahiro Tanaka.