MIAMI – Reed Johnson played Cubs general manager for the “Superhero” road trip before the 2012 trade deadline, putting on a wig, pressing his cell phone to his ear and channeling Jed Hoyer.
MIAMI – The Cubs keep talking about the big hit, and they got it from an All-Star pitcher late Monday night at Marlins Park.
Starlin Castro is six months younger than George Springer, the Houston Astros' top prospect who made his MLB debut in April.
Don't worry, it's not the wave.
(We don't need to get into the fan "celebration" that made its way around Wrigley Field during Sunday's Cubs-Marlins finale.)
How much can a modest five-game winning streak really change the mindset of a team that has spent most of the year near the bottom of Major League Baseball in winning percentage?