ST. LOUIS – This is why Joe Maddon wanted Javier Baez on the Opening Day roster. The Cubs manager saw the instinctual feel for the game, the natural athleticism and a rocket-launcher arm.
NEW YORK – Either the Cubs are that much closer to building a pitching staff for October, or the New York Mets are that far away from putting together a playoff-caliber lineup.
From Comcast SportsNetST. LOUIS (AP) -- No last name necessary.A slew of batting titles. Corkscrew stance. Humble. A gentleman. All-around good guy.Stan the Man.Stanley Frank Musial, the St.
The games just blended together as the Cubs morphed into a version of Triple-A Iowa and headed toward 101 losses.