Two starts, two great performances, not one win.
Forty games into his professional career, Jorge Soler wound up on Deadspin. That might be the last place in cyberspace the Cubs wanted to find their potential franchise player.
Anthony Rizzo made such a good first impression at Clark and Addison that it became an automatic: The Cubs first baseman would double last year’s half-season and put up something like 30 homers an
ATLANTA – It only took five games before the Cubs lost patience with Carlos Marmol and anointed Kyuji Fujikawa as their new closer. No one thought it was a panic move or an overreaction.
ATLANTA – Frank Wren scanned the dugout looking for Cubs officials, walked up the left-field line and waved his arms, telling the group of relievers to get off his lawn.