Jason Hammel took down Masahiro Tanaka at Wrigley Field, a 6-1 decision over the New York Yankees that ended a streak of 42 unbeaten regular-season starts for the Japanese ace.
Rick Hahn’s sale pitch to free agents this offseason won’t be forced as it was a year ago.
Jose Abreu has earned his first piece of postseason hardware as The Sporting News has named him the American League rookie of the year.
Theo Epstein has already called his shot. The Cubs are going to overpay for a No. 1 starter.
The Cubs are going to be really good in the future. Just ask them. It might be next season. It could be the year after that. And just wait until the new TV deal finally kicks in.