Even if the Cubs wanted to send Addison Russell back to Triple-A Iowa, they probably don’t have a good alternative at second base.
This looked like something concocted by a Cubs fan in a dream scenario: The Cardinals melting down while the Cubs catch break after break.
Joe Maddon floated the idea that Dexter Fowler would be the right player at the right time for the Cubs.
Jon Lester broke an 0-for-66 streak for his first big-league hit — and took a no-hitter into the seventh inning — and still wound up screaming and cursing at himself while walking off
The Cubs only had three hits Sunday afternoon, but that's all they needed.