A fan stepped to the microphone in the middle of a hotel ballroom and told the Cubs prospects on stage: “We love you like we love our wives and our children.”
PHOENIX – The Cubs are in the mix for Jon Lester but won’t do megadeals with two star pitchers.
Jake Arrieta developed into a frontline starter in 2014, finally putting it all together and silencing the doubters.
Theo Epstein has already called his shot. The Cubs are going to overpay for a No. 1 starter.