Mark Grote is the host of Cubs pregame and postgame shows on 670 The Score. He was previously the update anchor for the “Mully and Hanley Show” on 670 The Score and the host of Bears pregame shows for the station. In the baseball offseason, he serves as a part-time host and update anchor.
Schwarber went 8-of-22 in his six-game stint in the majors.
“The real good veteran kind of enjoys this moment because it happened with him,” Joe Maddon says.
Wada’s had two poor outings in a row and is struggling to find consistency.
Maddon recalled one of the few — only? — times he really got into it with the media.
Almora’s hitting .250 with a .621 OPS at Double-A Tennessee.
Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez could be used when the Cubs visit AL parks in June.
“Development” isn’t an excuse for poor play in Maddon’s mind.
Strop has been fined before for his off-to-the-side hat, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon is cool with it.
The Cubs are getting accustomed to Maddon’s unconventional ways.
The Cubs don’t want the Cardinals to get too far out of their sights in the NL Central.