Jake Arrieta fired his 97th pitch of the night and walked off the mound as Luis Valbuena fired across the diamond to retire St. Louis rookie Oscar Taveras.
DENVER – Yes, Theo Epstein sees the light at the end of the tunnel, but that doesn’t mean the prospects are getting an E-Z Pass to the big leagues.
Theo Epstein had enough self-awareness and message-control savvy to make a prediction during a spring-training session with Cubs beat writers in 2012.
MIAMI – All signs keep pointing toward a Jeff Samardzija trade.
PHILADELPHIA – The Cubs will really need Jake Arrieta when they trade away 40 percent of their rotation again.