While Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler delivered the Bulls to the win, newly-acquired point guard Cameron Payne is excited about a new opportunity.
If it looks anything like his postseasons, a first full big-league regular season for Kyle Schwarber could ignite an already strong Cubs lineup.
Jurco has spent most of the season either injured or scratched for Detroit.
Infielder Tommy La Stella spent a bizarre three weeks AWOL after being optioned to the minors, but returned for the end of the Cubs’ historic season.
RICK MORRISSEY: Team doesn’t seem to have a road map.
The hard-throwing setup man, who would have been a free agent after this season, can make up to $17.6 million if a 2019 option is exercised.