Justin Grimm


NEW YORK – It’s too strong to say the Cubs are “interested” in Jon Niese.


ST. LOUIS — There are times where it feels like the Cubs almost have to play a perfect game to win at Busch Stadium and beat the best team in baseball. The St.


Tsuyoshi Wada knows he’s put himself in a tough position in the Cubs starting rotation after another rough, short outing.


SAN DIEGO — The Cubs bullpen hasn’t been as good as advertised, making manager Joe Maddon sound a little defensive at times and forcing Theo Epstein’s front office to rebuild on the fly.


By Sarah Langs

If it seems like the Cubs have won a lot of close games lately, that feeling isn’t just an illusion.