Updated: 6:45 p.m.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. You can only use youth as an excuse for so long.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Cubs have been locked inside their suite here at the Opryland Hotel. They arent going to do anything for show or on someone elses timeline.
The Cubs arent going to overreact to the empty green seats at Wrigley Field. The business of baseball is booming.
Ian Stewart will not have it as good as he did last winter, when the Cubs handed him the third-base job after making him the centerpiece of a four-player trade with the Colorado Rockies.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. Theo Epstein envisions the Cubs grinding out at-bats like those Boston Red Sox teams that stretched games past the four-hour mark and played deep into October.