Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters joined Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro in Los Angeles Sunday as the top players for the future of the Cubs are now getting their shot in the major leagues. Even Jackson knows, one day they might 'dominate.'
Former Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster was intent on going to L.A. at the trade deadline and until he heard it firsthand from Dodgers GM Ned Colletti, he wasn't going to change his stance.
Matt Garza has been out since July 21st with an arm injury and his plans to start on Tuesday have been derailed, as he will head back to Chicago for further evaluation.
Darwin Barney has been a revelation in the field for the Cubs this year and his defensive ability earned him a franchise record.
The Cubs and Dodgers battled back and forth in a seesaw affair Sunday in L.A., but a Hanley Ramirez RBI single sealed the victory for the Dodgers in the series finale.
The Cubs traded Jeff Baker to the Tigers Sunday and without him and Reed Johnson in the clubhouse, there is a definite leadership void. Will Anthony Rizzo and Starlin Castro step up?
The Cubs are facing the Dodgers in the final series of the three-game matchup in Los Angeles. Can they pull out a win before heading to San Diego?
Before Sunday's finale against the Dodgers, CSNChicago.com's Patrick Mooney announced the Cubs have promoted Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters. Both are expected to be in Los Angeles today.
Chris Volstad pitched arguably his best game of the season for the Cubs, but couldn't snap his winless streak, dating back to July 10, 2011. The Cubs will let Volstad finish out the season in the rotation to see if he belongs.
Ted Lilly was made out to be a main figure in the saga with his former Cubs teammate Ryan Dempster, but in reality Lilly did his best to stay out of the situation.