PITTSBURGH – All these issues will be magnified in October.
ST. LOUIS – This is why Joe Maddon wanted Javier Baez on the Opening Day roster. The Cubs manager saw the instinctual feel for the game, the natural athleticism and a rocket-launcher arm.
INDIANAPOLIS – Given the current state of affairs in multiple corners of the NFL, what didn’t happen on Wednesday may be on par news-wise with what did happen between the Bears and Indianapolis Co
CLEVELAND -- Comfortable with an adjustment in his stance, Carlos Sanchez ripped a first-pitch fastball from Lance Lynn for a single in the third inning of Wednesday’s loss.
CINCINNATI – The Cubs are under no illusions as they prepare for the July 31 trade deadline: It’s the pitching, stupid.