The Plan


The Cubs gave Mike and Kris Bryant an unforgettable father-son moment.


MESA, Ariz. – Jake Arrieta isn’t making a political statement when he wears his black Boras Corp. workout shorts in the Cubs clubhouse or during media interviews.


ST. LOUIS – Javier Baez isn’t just happy to be here. The kid with the big swing and the Major League Baseball logo tattooed onto the back of his neck understands what’s at stake.


BOSTON – There’s a running office joke around Wrigley Field whenever the Cubs kick around a new idea: When did the Red Sox start doing that?