Jason Hammel


In the midst of a blowout loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon, Cubs manager Joe Maddon wanted to do something to lighten the mood in the clubhouse.


This was supposed to be the easy part of the Cubs' schedule.


Joe Maddon has a history of taking an outside-the-box approach in regards to how he manages each game.


The Major League Baseball trade deadline is a week away and as of Friday afternoon, the Cubs haven't made any moves just yet.


CINCINNATI – The future is now for Kyle Schwarber. It’s getting harder and harder to see him ever going back to Triple-A Iowa, how the Cubs could afford to take his bat out of the lineup.