Sunday afternoon was your typical "dog days" of summer. At the time of the first pitch, it was a whopping 98 degrees at Wrigley Field. The added heat sparked the fire in the Chicago Cubs batters as they erupted for nine runs on 11 hits. The offensive explosion began with a Kyle Schwarber double in…
The Cubs are banking on a talented-but-flawed roster in a sprint of a 2020 season. While there's reason for hope, we've seen this story play out the past two years, and it hasn't been pretty.
Jason Kipnis is making a strong impression on David Ross, and Anthony Rizzo is on the mend.
Despite concerns over health and safety protocols, Yu Darvish is ready to pitch, and David Ross will need Darvish to be strong out of the gate.
The Cubs rotation in 2021 currently employs just Yu Darvish and Kyle Hendricks. Winter might be far away, but it doesn't hurt to examine a potential free agent signing for the future rotation.