The Cubs got a slight bump in attendance for Wrigley Field’s centennial, stopping a steady five-year decline with their promising group of young players, an August/September schedule loaded with c
Jake Arrieta fired his 97th pitch of the night and walked off the mound as Luis Valbuena fired across the diamond to retire St. Louis rookie Oscar Taveras.
The Cubs need pitching and will have money to spend this winter. Justin Masterson is a Midwest guy who needs a place to hit the reset button on his career.
The boos started for Edwin Jackson in the first inning, once Matt Kemp launched a 96 mph fastball that almost cleared the top of the left-field bleachers.