Levine: More Than Ever, Cubs Need The Best Of John Lackey"He will hold people accountable to the moment when he is out there," Joe Maddon says of Lackey.
Levine: John Lackey Takes The Ball In Big Game, Just Like Cubs Envisioned"We embraced all of the expectations since day one of spring training," Lackey says.
Levine: Cubs' John Lackey Looks Ready For The PostseasonLackey has proved to be a clutch playoff performer during his career.
Levine: Cubs' John Lackey Solid In ReturnThe Cubs will move forward with a six-man rotation to keep their starters fresh.
Shepkowski: Predicting The Cubs' Playoff RotationThe Cubs have the benefit of setting up their playoff rotation, so what order should it go in? There's are quality options.
Levine: Lackey Backed Up Until Next WeekThe good news for the Chicago Cubs and John Lackey is he won't be going on the DL.
Cubs Place Chris Coghlan (Rib Contusion) On Disabled ListCoghlan is part of a flurry of Cubs roster news from Wednesday.
Cubs Place Joe Smith On DL, Keep Trevor Cahill In MixSmith has a 7.36 ERA in six appearances with the Cubs.
Levine: Cubs Waiting To Determine Direction With John Lackey's ShoulderLackey left Sunday's start with soreness in his throwing shoulder.
Cubs' Joe Maddon On Taking John Lackey Out Of Games: Conversation Is 'Never Fun'"With John, you just have to be straightforward," Maddon says of Lackey.
Levine: Cubs Will Closely Monitor Pitchers' Workloads Down StretchManager Joe Maddon wants his rotation to be more fresh for the postseason than it was in 2015.
Levine: Cubs' Lackey Growing More Comfortable With Contreras Behind Plate"We are starting to get better results," Lackey says.