Joe Maddon has a history of taking an outside-the-box approach in regards to how he manages each game.
Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer put the onus on adding pitching depth before MLB's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline when he met with the media before Friday's game against the Philadelphia Phillie
Jon Lester is OK if the Cubs don't make any moves before this year's trade deadline.
His stay was brief, but 2015 Cubs first round pick Ian Happ is hoping it won't be too long before he's manning one of the outfield spots at Wrigley Field.
With the Major League Baseball non waiver trade deadline just eight days away the rumor mill is cranking out potential trade scenarios almost non stop.