MILWAUKEE – Lou Piniella refused to deliver the news here when the Cubs decided to send Jeff Samardzija down to Triple-A Iowa in late April 2010.
Everyone’s heard of adding insult to injury, but what about adding injury to insult?
First pitch: 1:20 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet. (Cubs Pregame Live starts at 12:30 p.m. and Postgame Live immediately follows the game.)
As the Cubs make Jorge Soler one of the faces of this rebuilding project, the $30 million Cuban defector will have a target on his back.
Forty games into his professional career, Jorge Soler wound up on Deadspin. That might be the last place in cyberspace the Cubs wanted to find their potential franchise player.