With the trade deadline just a few weeks away, the Cubs admit they have to address their starting pitching depth.
ST. LOUIS — Neil Ramirez is part of the wave of players the Cubs hope will get healthy and feel like a trade-deadline boost.
ST. LOUIS — The questions about this rotation start with Jon Lester and won’t end even if the Cubs make a blockbuster trade at the July 31 deadline. That’s just the nature of pitching.
The Cubs are looking at options with Tsuyoshi Wada’s status still up in the air.
Money is no object for the Los Angeles Dodgers and their $270 million payroll underwritten by Guggenheim Partners and a multibillion-dollar TV megadeal.