ST. LOUIS — Less than 12 hours after Rick Renteria declared Jose Veras is “still our guy,” the Cubs manager moved onto other options for the ninth inning.
ST. LOUIS – This is what Jeff Samardzija wants.
ST. LOUIS – The Cubs are riding out Emilio Bonifacio’s hot streak while waiting for Javier Baez to burst onto the scene. That leaves Darwin Barney in an awkward spot.
Major League Baseball’s collision rule and expanded replay have created a gray area behind home plate.
Whether he wants to admit it or not, this is a big year for Anthony Rizzo, who got $41 million guaranteed before his first full season in the big leagues.