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“The frustrating thing is every few months, we need to have this same conversation,” GM Rick Hahn says.
The last 38 games of the season may determine Garcia’s fate in the organization.
“The key is getting ahead” in the count, Rodon says.
A member of the 1984 Cubs, Bowa believes the present-day Cubs are “on a mission.”
Eaton has flashed his defensive prowess via the eye test and advanced metrics department.
“How you come back from failure is how you get better,” Semien says.
Players are likely to try to keep putting up numbers for their own sake, but that may be it.
Kris Bryant went 5-for-5 with two homers and five RBIs.
In an effort to inform their postseason roster, the Cubs want the rookie Contreras to catch all of the rotation members.
Cubs starting pitchers have allowed two runs or fewer in 12 consecutive outings.
The good news for the Chicago Cubs and John Lackey is he won’t be going on the DL.
“He has to work his way back,” GM Jed Hoyer says of La Stella.
Hammel is 6-0 with a 0.95 ERA since the All-Star break.
With Lackey experiencing shoulder soreness, Cahill could be inserted into the rotation on a short-term basis.
Lackey left Sunday’s start with soreness in his throwing shoulder.
John Lackey had a strong start, but Hector Rondon couldn’t hold the lead in a loss to the Cardinals.
The Cubs are still interested in another bullpen addition and a left-handed bat.
No Cubs pitcher has won the award in consecutive seasons. Might that change?
Since coming to the Cubs, Chapman has converted four of five save chances and has an 1.17 ERA.
Chicago ran its winning streak to 10, its longest since 2001.