McLeod talks Baez, Double-A prospect Wilson Contreras and September call-ups.
Maddon is preaching patience with Baez, who’s playing well at Triple-A Iowa.
Early indications are that Baez and/or Castro aren’t enough to bring in a big name.
Baez is nearing a return to Triple-A Iowa in his recovery from a fractured left ring finger.
Baez has been sidelined since June 7 with a fractured left ring finger.
Baez’s quest to return to the majors has hit a snag.
Rizzo has put his ego aside with the B-hack, and the results are remarkable.
This could suggest a big league call-up for Baez, with Kris Bryant playing at a corner outfield spot.
Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez could be used when the Cubs visit AL parks in June.
Baez is proving himself at the plate in Triple-A and has cut down on his strikeouts significantly.
Baez is currently in extended spring training after bereavement leave.
Baez has missed the start of the Triple-A season while on bereavement leave.
Cubs fans are understandably amped to see Bryant start his MLB career.
The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.
“It’s about getting it done,” Anthony Rizzo says.
Bryant will be toiling in Iowa for several weeks until the big city beckons.
None of the heralded youngsters will open the season with the big league club.
Maddon isn’t as worried about Baez’s strikeouts as others are.
Bauer allowed homers to Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant on Tuesday.
Jorge Soler, Javier Baez and Kris Bryant homered Tuesday.