PITTSBURGH — The Cubs are getting by without their $155 million ace, but they will need the real Jon Lester to seriously start rolling.
PITTSBURGH – Look for Edwin Jackson to play a bigger part in the Cubs bullpen.
DENVER – The Cubs hope a deep, versatile bullpen can help them win the war of attrition over the course of a six-month season.
MESA, Ariz. — This is how Joe Maddon’s mind works: The Cubs manager brought up a retired four-star general/former Secretary of State while breaking down Jason Motte’s impact on the bullpen.
Betting on Jason Motte could have a big payoff with Joe Maddon at the controls of the Cubs bullpen.