Epstein says the Cubs will do what’s best for Samardzija long term.
Articles by: Brett Taylor
Theo Epstein won’t rule it out, but he doesn’t sound optimistic either.
New day, same story. More on Brett Jackson’s struggles, some of the Cubs’ better prospects, and a Koyie Hill sighting.
Words won’t do.
Chris Volstad will try to make his third straight decent start. He’s got the right opponent.
The 18-year-old center fielder will get about three weeks at that level before the season ends.
Are the Cubs working hard to trade him this month, or would they rather wait for the offseason? Or would they even rather keep him in 2013?
As for right now, Sveum is absolutely right. But is that really the question?
Should the Cubs be thinking about shutting Samardzija down any time soon? Also: Darwin Barney for Gold Glove. Seriously.
Take that, elderly lady with the flu and a limp!
It’s Shark Week. And possibly Shark Night.
Don’t worry, though – Raley could be back for his next start.
Wilken is now a Special Assistant, which he’s thrilled about, and the Cubs’ front office continues to overflow with talent.
How excited should we be about the young man’s recent hot stretch, and how concerned should we be about his slow start?