Brad Lidge

Starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg #37 of the Washington Nationals delivers the ball against the Chicago Cubs during the opening day game at Wrigley Field on April 5, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Start Epstein Era With 2-1 Loss To Nationals

As Ryan Dempster left the field at Wrigley to a standing ovation, the Chicago Cubs looked ready to start the Theo Epstein era on a winning note. The cheers didn’t last. The lead didn’t either.

04/05/2012

Carlos Marmol

Wisch: What Exactly Is Wrong With Carlos Marmol?

A year ago, Carlos Marmol was virtually un-hittable. Now he’s Mel Rojas. And the mighty struggles of the Cubs’ once mighty closer seems to have everyone asking questions.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2011