The Cubs have turned a corner since Kyle Schwarber was inserted into the No. 2 spot in the lineup on an everyday basis, but it's another Kyle who could be almost as important down the stretch.
It took the Cubs a grand total of two pitches to light up the scoreboard on Sunday, and they barely slowed their torrid pace all afternoon.
The Cubs’ five-game lead for the second wild card spot could, perhaps should, afford them a bit of leeway.
For all the talk about rookies hitting the wall — and how a young and inexperienced group will handle pennant-race pressure — the biggest issue facing the Cubs might be the rotation that put them
Jason Hammel sat down with pitching coach Chris Bosio during the rain delay and watched video, trying to break down what went wrong during a season that’s gone so right for the Cubs (so far).