Joe Maddon and the Cubs are going for it.
There's no more grace period with regards to development, no more preaching patience with guys who are underperforming.
PITTSBURGH — Are the Cubs discussing scenarios where Starlin Castro isn’t the everyday shortstop anymore?
MILWAUKEE — Dan Haren is leaning toward retirement after making these 11 high-pressure starts for the Cubs.
MILWAUKEE — That’s it?
MILWAUKEE — The Cubs finished their dealing at the deadline on Friday by trading outfielder Junior Lake to the Baltimore Orioles for reliever Tommy Hunter.