As the minute-hand ticked by on the big clock atop the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard, James Russell thought he was safe and sound.
Maybe Kyle Hendricks is the answer.
Ryan Dempster and Greg Maddux were teammates on the Cubs from 2004-06. Before he became an every day starter in Chicago, Dempster spent several years as the closer.
PHOENIX – The Cubs are giving Kyle Hendricks a chance to prove he belongs in their rotation.
Theo Epstein had enough self-awareness and message-control savvy to make a prediction during a spring-training session with Cubs beat writers in 2012.