Jose Castro


Imagine Manny Ramirez in a Cubs uniform next season, working with Javier Baez, Jorge Soler and Kris Bryant in the batting cage every day.


MILWAUKEE — There are no alarm bells ringing for Rick Renteria. The Cubs manager will be back next season.


Bill Mueller has a batting title on his resume, but he doesn’t sell himself as a hitting guru.


As a player, Bill Mueller showed the qualities Cubs executives want to see in their young hitters – patience, the ability to grind out at-bats and get on base.