SAN FRANCISCO — This isn’t the breakthrough season Starlin Castro envisioned for the Cubs.
Jon Lester got 26 outs before allowing a run Monday afternoon, but it was that final out that eluded him.
When will the Cubs call up Javier Baez?
The Cubs will be without two important players as they enter the stretch run toward the postseason.
The Chase Utley situation sounds like something the Cubs went through during their teardown years, a fading All-Star player using his hard-earned no-trade rights to get what he wants.