HAZLETON, Pa. – Not even Joe Maddon can talk his way around this. Not when the Cubs just dropped $272 million on Jason Heyward, Ben Zobrist and John Lackey.
As he braced for his teammates to envelop him in a giddy mob, a beaming Carlos Sanchez stirred the drink.
Start hitting up the batting cages, everyone.
By Sarah Langs
MESA, Ariz. – Jon Lester is a perfectionist, obsessed with routine, trying to throw the same warm-up pitches whether it’s the World Series or a minor-league scrimmage.