Jake Arrieta


The Cubs missed on their top target in free agency (Masahiro Tanaka) and they’ve considered trading their best pitcher (Jeff Samardzija).


As the Cubs enter Year 3 of Theo Epstein's regime, they are dealing with some of the same questions all over again.


Where will the Cubs be in two years?

The pieces are starting to come together for Theo Epstein, who took over the Cubs front office two years and two weeks ago.


Do the Cubs have any pitchers you would trust in the deciding game of a World Series? Or even a meaningful game in September with the second wild card in play?


Dale Sveum tipped his cap and waved it above his bald head late Wednesday afternoon, saying goodbye to the fans at Wrigley Field, maybe for the last time.