PHILADELPHIA – This is the time of year where the Cubs used to be paying more attention to their fantasy-football teams and auditioning players for the future.
PHILADELPHIA – The Kansas City Royals unveiled a playoff blueprint last year, essentially making it a six-inning game and riding their bullpen to a Game 7 loss in the World Series.
Veteran outside linebacker Sam Acho hadn't practiced with the Bears all week and was already ruled out for Sunday's NFC North showdown with the Green Bay Packers.
ST. LOUIS — Time to grow up.
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.