It's not how you start, it's how you finish.
That old adage always pops up this time of year in the baseball world and it fits just fine with Pierce Johnson's season, too.
It's been roughly 25 months since Jorge Soler signed a nine-year, $30 million deal with the Cubs, but he's had a hard time staying on the field.
This is something of a worst-case scenario for the Cubs.
By now, there's no doubt you've seen or heard of the ridiculous season Cubs prospect Kris Bryant is having.
Kris Bryant hasn't even spent a full calendar year as a professional baseball player, but he's already looking and sounding like a seasoned veteran.