Maybe it would have been different if the Cubs weren’t a last-place team, breaking in a first-year manager and expecting to trade their Opening Day starter.
For such a mild-mannered, seemingly patient guy, how is it that Rick Renteria has been thrown out of games three times already this season?
Turns out Paul Konerko had a parting gift for the Cubs, too.
Jeff Samardzija set off some fireworks in a crosstown rivalry that had become way too boring. This seems to happen when the Cubs come to the South Side.
Rick Renteria reached his breaking point on the South Side Wednesday night.