Derek Norris


When the Cubs were courting David Ross in free agency, people were quick to throw out the phrase "Jon Lester's personal catcher" when describing the veteran.


The Cubs think Russell Martin could be the right player at the right time, the free-agent splash that makes sense because of his production, leadership and postseason experience.     


OAKLAND — It’s all business on this trip but Todd Steverson knows how much he owes the Oakland A’s for his current opportunity.