The Cubs don’t have much to play for in September, other than padding stats or making an impression on someone who might help them get their next job.
The Cubs had hoped Scott Baker would be able to audition in September, showing how he might fit into their 2014 rotation.
The Cubs added three players Sunday as major league rosters expanded to 40-man rosters.
Ryan Sweeney wants to remain with the Chicago Cubs beyond this season. He’s already shown he’s willing to run through walls — or at least into them — to prove his value.
In Starlin Castro’s first at-bat Saturday, he was caught looking at a fastball from Philadelphia ace Cliff Lee for strike three.