The numbers paint a pretty grim picture for Edwin Jackson, today’s Cubs starter in the series finale at home against Pittsburgh.
By Sahadev Sharma
A month ago, it seemed like a sure thing the Cubs were going to select one of the top collegiate pitchers -- Mark Appel or Jonathan Gray -- with the No. 2 pick.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Albert Pujols stood at home plate, taking his time leaving the batter’s box, admiring the ball that looked like it could have landed on a freeway beyond Angel Stadium.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Starlin Castro viewed this as a temporary fix, hitting seventh for a few games before moving back up to the No. 2 spot and continuing his quest for .300.