Garcia steadied himself and threw out Whit Merrifield at home plate, which set off a wild 9-2-4-6 double play to end the game and preserve a 7-6 win.
Hossa had an independent medical evaluation recently as the league looks into his situation.
The Cubs knocked the Brewers into third place and reduced their magic number for clinching over the Cards to five with nine games to play.
GREENBERG: In so many ways as the first-place Cubs took on the second-place Brewers, it was visible that fall baseball has arrived.
Juan Minaya loves the adrenaline rush that comes with his role as the Sox’ closer. But don’t expect to hear him complain if he’s removed next season.
Anthony Rizzo came up with the Cubs’ latest zany practice: An angry player signaling for a team venting session in the tunnel behind the dugout.
Pitching coach Chris Bosio says Lester must fight through his command issues. “We need him. We all know it,” he said. “We need him in the worst way.”
Glennon was a questionable free-agent signing in the first place, and fate has tied one hand behind his back.
According to former Bulls forward Taj Gibson, leadership and attention to detail suffered once Gar/Pax showed Tom Thibodeau the exit.
The Bears are stuck in the past; the Steelers aren’t.
Trubisky won’t be able to own the Bears locker room until he plays, of course. And that could come sooner rather than later if Mike Glennon struggles
Here are Ladd Biro’s Fantasy Football picks to roll, and get rolled, in Week 3 of the 2017 season.
In the middle of a week filled with existential questions about the Bears’ direction, Pernell McPhee said their top challenge is not to fall to 0-3.
The Bears know they have a quarterback controversy; they’re just not saying it.