Travis Wood


In the midst of a blowout loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday afternoon, Cubs manager Joe Maddon wanted to do something to lighten the mood in the clubhouse.


This was supposed to be the easy part of the Cubs' schedule.


ATLANTA — While other playoff contenders scramble to acquire relief pitching before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline, the Cubs are on track to add a reinforcement to their bullpen by as


With the trade deadline just a few weeks away, the Cubs admit they have to address their starting pitching depth.


Joe Maddon decided to focus on all the positive things the Cubs did on a chilly Wednesday night against the first-place St. Louis Cardinals.