The Cubs see Jake Arrieta as a big part of their future, and he could get paid like a frontline starter at some point.
The Cubs made a huge splash when they hired Joe Maddon, giving the celebrity manager a five-year, $25 million contract and immediately raising expectations around the Wrigley Field construct
Jon Lester is still one of the biggest dominos to fall in Major League Baseball's offseason.
Jake Arrieta fired his 97th pitch of the night and walked off the mound as Luis Valbuena fired across the diamond to retire St. Louis rookie Oscar Taveras.
Dee Gordon and pinch-hitter Andre Ethier hit RBI doubles in Los Angeles' five-run seventh inning, and the Dodgers rallied to beat the Cubs, 8-4, on Thursday night and extend