With an emerging young core and the financial flexibility to make a splash this winter, the Cubs will face expectations next season.
CLEVELAND — Pinch-hitter David Murphy, activated from the disabled list before the game, drove in the winning run with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning, and the India
Alexei Ramirez hit a third-inning homer. Two innings later he was out of the game.
The Paul Konerko farewell tour could be coming to an abrupt end.
John Danks would like to think Thursday night’s effort is a step toward a strong finish.