WASHINGTON – The Cubs don’t have the pitching equivalent of a Javier Baez or a Kyle Schwarber down in the minors.
WASHINGTON – The Cubs like to say they can play with anyone, but that could mean anything for a young team learning how to win and trying to get beyond survival mode at this level.
June is upon us now, representing another "checkpoint" in the season.
The idea that Starlin Castro would elevate his performance as the Cubs ramped up their rebuild – and played games that actually matter – hasn’t become a reality yet.
The $355 million pitching matchup was exactly as advertised, but Max Scherzer walked away the winner, outdueling Jon Lester.