This isn’t the NBA, so the Cubs didn’t have to put the full-court press on once the free-agent marketplace opened on Friday at 11 p.m. Chicago time.
The Cubs were one of the four teams still standing in October when a New York writer asked Theo Epstein about the best blueprint for winning in the playoffs.
Before the 2015 MLB season started, Bovada projected the over/under on Cubs wins at 82
Jose Quintana did everything he could Wednesday night to earn a 10th victory for the first time in his career.
Trayce Thompson got his strongest endorsement to date on Tuesday night from Jeff Samardzija after he made another catch bound to end up on highlight reels.