CINCINNATI – At this time last year, the Cubs were rolling out a Triple-A product, giving the ball to journeymen like Chris Volstad, Justin Germano and Jason Berken near the end of a 101-loss seas
"If you ain't first, you're last."
Ricky Bobby's life motto from "Talladega Nights" can apply to Dale Sveum's Cubs, too.
Scott Baker made his pitch and got what he wanted. Now he has to execute on the mound.