MILWAUKEE — The Oakland A’s were in free fall and Jeff Samardzija had just watched his seven shutout innings go to waste during a 2-1 loss to the White Sox.
Ryan Dempster irked a lot of Cubs fans when he didn't accept a trade to the Atlanta Braves. But it turns out maybe they should be thanking him.
The future is now for the Chicago Cubs.
The excitement started nearly two weeks ago when the news became official that the Chicago Cubs had called Javier Baez up from Triple-A Iowa.
As the minute-hand ticked by on the big clock atop the historic Wrigley Field scoreboard, James Russell thought he was safe and sound.