There are still three weeks left until July 31, but the Cubs are already trying to fight off the trade-deadline hangover.
BOSTON – There’s a running office joke around Wrigley Field whenever the Cubs kick around a new idea: When did the Red Sox start doing that?
It's not even July and Jeff Samardzija has seemingly been through it all already this season.
The Cubs couldn’t touch Brandon Cumpton on Sunday. And when he finally came out of the game, the Cubs couldn’t capitalize.
They say hitting is contagious.
And if that’s the case, it’s got to start somewhere.