Addison Russell


MILWAUKEE – The Cubs should run all the numbers, analyze where the Pittsburgh Pirates will probably hit the ball against Jake Arrieta and break down every possible lineup combination and bullpen m


CINCINNATI – Jason Hammel had always been optimistic about the rebuild, twice signing with the Cubs as a free agent, first on a flip deal and then the multiyear contract that was supposed to help


Addison Russell won't win the National League Rookie of the Year this season (his teammate Kris Bryant will), but he's still had a huge impact on the Cubs.


This is how Dale Sveum pictured it: The city buzzing about the Cubs again, a 90-win team playing in front of 40,000 fans at Wrigley Field and gearing up for a potential World Series run.


Ever want to know why baseball players pick the walk-up songs they do and what goes into picking one?

Now you can.