WASHINGTON – The Cubs are heading toward their can’t-miss, franchise-altering moments, where they have to find their versions of Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez.
WASHINGTON – Jed Hoyer has unique insight into the way the Washington Nationals were built, and that’s why the Cubs general manager uses their blueprint as a reference point.
WASHINGTON – At one point, Dan Haren imagined himself wearing a Cubs uniform, pitching at Wrigley Field and spending this summer by Lake Michigan – at least until the trade deadline.
If Yu Darvish wore a Cubs uniform, just think of the television ratings and how many Japanese companies would buy up the advertising space all around a renovated Wr
Forget the talk about the Cubs being one pitch away, how if you added some big hits and subtracted a few bullpen meltdowns they might be several games over .500 instead of buried in last place.