Neil Ramirez


For all the trade rumors that will trend on Twitter between now and the July 31 deadline, the Cubs could already be on the verge of a big addition.


PHOENIX – It doesn’t sound like Neil Ramirez is all that close to rejoining the Cubs bullpen and getting back on the track that had him looking like an elite setup guy.


SAN DIEGO — The Cubs are looking at Rafael Soriano as another way to upgrade their bullpen.


MILWAUKEE — Joe Maddon’s glass is always half full. But the Cubs manager has a point when he says this team hasn’t come close to clicking on all cylinders.


The Cubs and manager Joe Maddon are still trying to get all the bullpen pieces to fit together.