Joe Maddon is at it again. With his pitching staff depleted following an epic five-game ALDS against the Nationals, the Cubs skipper has named infielder Javy Baez the NLCS Game 1 starting pitcher in Los Angeles Saturday night.
"Look, we'd love to start the series right away, we really would," said a champagne-soaked Joe Maddon, "but at this point we've got to get our guys fully rested if we want to compete with the Dodgers."
Following the Cubs’ 9-8 win over the Washington Nationals last night in the nation’s capital, Donald Trump took to Twitter to vent his frustrations, denouncing Pedro Strop’s hat as alt-left.
The Cubs' path to the NLCS just got a bit easier after Nationals' superstar, Bryce Harper, was scratched from the lineup for game 4 Tuesday after sustaining a shower-related injury in which he used shampoo that didn't contain conditioner.
In a stunning announcement by the Cubs today, the Ricketts family extended a 2016 World Series championship ring to exiled super fan Steve Bartman. But lost in the fine print were details on the other commemorative rings the team discretely opted to issue.
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"It's a fire sale. Everything must go," said Epstein, while on a phone call with another team's GM. "Rizzo for three 17-year-old prospects? Done! Bryant for a No. 5 starter and a cooler mascot than ours? Send me the paperwork!"