LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood script would have Javier Baez crushing a home run in his big-league debut at Dodger Stadium, flipping his bat and maybe pointing to some celebrity in a front-row
If GM Jed Hoyer thinks dugout hugs are awkward, just imagine the Cubs trying to trade Jeff Samardzija in this fast-paced market.
As the minute-hand ticked by on the big clock atop the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard, James Russell thought he was safe and sound.
The Cubs could be approaching a breaking point with Edwin Jackson, but they can’t build any trade value if he’s sitting at the end of the bullpen.
Jason Hammel is not taking to Oakland well.