The Cubs are looking to deal, but trading for Cole Hamels by the July 31 deadline still sounds like a long shot.
CINCINNATI – The Cubs are a flawed but entertaining team, filled with so many good/bad/ugly moments that can make you go: Did you just see that?
Jorge Soler was looking for a basehit in the sixth inning of Monday night's game in Cincinnati. But instead it ended up a jaw-droppingly sensational defensive play by Brandon Phillips.
The Cubs' young hitters haven't produced consistent results yet, but they've still made an impression on a couple of Cy Young winners.
ATLANTA — The Cubs can anchor themselves in the National League playoff race by beating up on bottom-feeders for the next few weeks.