Theo Epstein’s on the clock. Not in the sense of feeling any real heat from ownership, Cubs fans or the Chicago media.
This year began with people wondering how long the Cubs could keep Javier Baez down at Triple-A Iowa.
Imagine Manny Ramirez in a Cubs uniform next season, working with Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant in the batting cage every day.
A clubhouse wise guy noticed the blue T-shirt for sale at one of the souvenir stands near the players’ parking lot at Wrigley Field.