In a year where Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro have provided most of the offense, the Cubs got a lift from a pair of unexpected sources Friday afternoon.
Theo Epstein isn’t popping champagne bottles yet.
“It’s time for Mendy to play.”
Jake Arrieta is doing his part to fill the gap left by Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
CINCINNATI — Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues.