It would be easy to forget about Arismendy Alcantara with Jorge Soler setting records and Javier Baez either striking out or homering in seemingly every at-bat.
Nearly 27 hours after the game started, the Cubs and Pirates finally concluded their weekend-opening matchup.
The Cubs have now spent more than 24 hours — one full day — in rain delays during the 2014 season.
Five months ago, Mike Olt was maybe the most intriguing storyline on the Cubs - a former top prospect who was trying to find his way again and could become part of "The Core."
It's not how you start, it's how you finish.
That old adage always pops up this time of year in the baseball world and it fits just fine with Pierce Johnson's season, too.