Theo Epstein’s on the clock. Not in the sense of feeling any real heat from ownership, Cubs fans or the Chicago media.
The Cubs need pitching and will have money to spend this winter. Justin Masterson is a Midwest guy who needs a place to hit the reset button on his career.
The boos started for Edwin Jackson in the first inning, once Matt Kemp launched a 96 mph fastball that almost cleared the top of the left-field bleachers.
At this point, it's safe to say the change of scenery is what Jake Arrieta needed.
Theo Epstein's front office loves starting pitcher reclamation projects.