Scott Baker


PHOENIX — The Cubs will need a fifth starter to replace Jake Arrieta in April.


LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Cubs are thinking globally in their search for more pitching.


Where will the Cubs be in two years?

The pieces are starting to come together for Theo Epstein, who took over the Cubs front office two years and two weeks ago.


It's officially the offseason for Major League Baseball and there's already been a flurry of news since the World Series ended Wednesday night.


The Cubs felt pretty, pretty good about their young pitching 10 years ago, when Kerry Wood, Mark Prior and Carlos Zambrano were all pre-prime players in their 20s heading toward October.