C.J. Edwards, the Cubs' top pitching prospect, suffered the first arm injury of his career last week and described the ordeal as "very scary."
Cubs personnel and fans can relate.
It seems like the Cubs spend all their time either talking up the future or trying to sell memories of Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO (AP) Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona
Can Mike Olt become part of The Core?
The 25-year-old third baseman was an untouchable player with the Texas Rangers organization, ranked among the Top 25 prospects in the game.
CHICAGO (AP) Jason Hammel threw seven strong innings, Anthony Rizzo had four hits, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Wednesday night despite allowing five solo home runs.