Theo Epstein has already called his shot. The Cubs are going to overpay for a No. 1 starter.
Fangraphs' starting pitcher WAR leaderboard is loaded with the usual household names who regularly pepper All-Star rosters: Clayton Kershaw, Felix Hernandez, David Price, Jon L
The boos started for Edwin Jackson in the first inning, once Matt Kemp launched a 96 mph fastball that almost cleared the top of the left-field bleachers.
Jorge Soler felt a sense of urgency watching Yasiel Puig’s all-out style with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Any sense of momentum Edwin Jackson’s trying to generate will have to go through Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers.