WASHINGTON – What if Jake Arrieta had been ready Opening Day and pitching like this in April?
WASHINGTON — Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer lifted his fingers and used air quotes for all the positive developments/rationalizations/talking points used by fans, the media and his co-workers.
BOSTON – Jeff Samardzija’s numb to all the speculation about his future, so here’s a blast from the past: What if the Cubs had traded him for Theo Epstein?
BOSTON – The Cubs are looking at ways to upgrade their security system after the Astros got hacked and saw “Ground Control” exposed.
BOSTON – Everything’s clicking now for Jake Arrieta, who’s becoming must-see TV in a Cubs season that desperately needs some new stars.