DENVER – Javier Baez denied this ever happened.
LOS ANGELES – Starlin Castro can be Exhibit A in the case for and against bringing up Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa.
LOS ANGELES — Now comes the hard part: The Cubs are going to have to spend crazy money on pitching and give up some of their precious prospects to build a rotation for October.
LOS ANGELES — The Cubs believe the day is coming when they won’t be obvious trade-deadline sellers, a last-place team or a social-media punch line and can say: Told you so.
LOS ANGELES — The Hollywood script would have Javier Baez crushing a home run in his big-league debut at Dodger Stadium, flipping his bat and maybe pointing to some celebrity in a front-row