CINCINNATI – At this time last year, the Cubs were rolling out a Triple-A product, giving the ball to journeymen like Chris Volstad, Justin Germano and Jason Berken near the end of a 101-loss seas
CINCINNATI – Daniel Bard still believes he can get back to the elite level that made him such a weapon for the Boston Red Sox, one of the most dominant setup guys in the game.
When a team is well out of the playoff race, there are three things that can get them motivated and playing inspired baseball in the final weeks of a long, grueling season.
"If you ain't first, you're last."
Ricky Bobby's life motto from "Talladega Nights" can apply to Dale Sveum's Cubs, too.