The Cubs will have no All-Star Game starters this year, which is no big deal. It’s also a little surprising that they’re not making a better showing, given the fan base.
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When you lose five in a row, bad things happen to your playoff odds.
Jorge Soler’s coming back from an ankle injury, and the Cubs could use his lively bat.
Be bummed and frustrated for a little while, and then move on.
Rumor bits to discuss, together with roster moves and frustrating baseball.
Ramirez gives the Cubs another late-inning option (in theory), and Wada has shoulder inflammation.
Kudos to Costas for making things right, and not avoiding the issue.
The Cubs once before lost four in a row this year, and they ended it in St. Louis.
One of the Cubs’ best relievers in 2014 has been out since mid-April.
Roach spot starts tonight in St. Louis, and Medina heads back down after a brief stay.
The Miami slugger has a broken hand, which mostly a bummer.
It’s hard to even figure out what he was going for, but it sure seemed unnecessarily hostile.
Losses like that are always frustrating, but especially when they come in St. Louis.
For folks who can’t help but speculate.
The 25-year-old righty relies heavily on groundballs.
The Cubs’ President of Baseball Operations discussed a range of topics in a few radio interviews this morning.
In total Lester hasn’t been bad, but he’s still figuring things out this year.
Cubs Announce More Draft Signings: Dewees, Wilson, Rose, Twomey, More (UPDATE: Sizable Bonus for Wilson)
Wilson was the Cubs’ fourth rounder and was a Vanderbilt commit, which means his signing was probably over slot. (UPDATE: Way over slot.)