The Cubs planned their future around Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant, two young power hitters with the internal drive to get better, even-keel public personalities and so much marketing potential.
Remember when Andrew McCutchen was hitting .188/.279/.292 on May 6? Everybody was freaking out. The Pirates had just lost five straight and things seemed very bleak in Pittsburgh.
The 2015 MLB season has been fraught with disappointment - from teams and players.
ST. LOUIS — This isn’t fantasy baseball, and there aren’t many teams like the 2012-14 Cubs out there hanging “For Sale” signs right now.
The Cubs are rising to the top of the National League, as they enter play Tuesday with the third-best record in the National League and a season-high eight games over .500.