Theo Epstein thinks closers can come from just about anywhere.
This could get messy for the Cubs. Theo Epstein’s front office is still trying to figure out if they should fire Dale Sveum and pursue Joe Girardi or another free-agent manager.
The Cubs felt pretty, pretty good about their young pitching 10 years ago, when Kerry Wood, Mark Prior and Carlos Zambrano were all pre-prime players in their 20s heading toward October.
ST. LOUIS – A Carlos Zambrano rant inside Busch Stadium’s visiting clubhouse once summed up what it was like for the Cubs to play here: “We stinks!”
ST. LOUIS – The Cubs are preparing for the day “The Core” isn’t such an abstract concept.