The record didn’t indicate it entirely, but the Cubs believe the saw plenty of growth.
“It’s never easy,” Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.
Anthony Rizzo hit a walk-off homer Monday night to give the Cubs a 1-0 win.
“It is mostly about him staying in himself and staying more focused in his zone,” Rick Renteria says of Javier Baez.
Starlin Castro has a high left ankle sprain that will keep him out for September.
Starlin Castro is hitting .292 this season.
It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.
Castro will likely head to the bereavement list.
Chicago has a surplus of shortstops, and New York has a surplus of high-end arms.
“He is a young man that is trying to show everybody he belongs here,” Cubs manager Rickey Renteria says.
Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.
Javier Baez went 3-for-4 with two homers and four RBIs in his third major league game.
This is a glimpse of the future.
With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?
Chicago’s 4-3 win in 16 innings took 6 hours, 27 minutes to complete — the longest game in franchise history.
John Baker was the first MLB position player to earn a win since May 2012.
Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.
Darwin Barney’s exit, unceremonious as it is, is a watershed for Cubdom.
“You grow up and you want to be an All-Star,” Anthony Rizzo says.