As cooler temperatures move into Chicago, here are some images that should warm up Cubs fans.
Schwarber’s on the same page with team officials, who stress keeping the slugger, and his surgically repaired knee, healthy and his bat in the lineup.
Did watching the Cubs break a 108-year title drought take Dusty Baker back to his time on the North Side? “I try not to go back,” he said.
Manager Joe Maddon said he expects to rest the versatile 35-year-old more this year as the Cubs anticipate another seven-month season.
Struggles? Bryce Harper is done with 2016. The Nats’ 24-year-old superstar, already entering his sixth big-league season, isn’t worried about a thing.
RICK MORRISSEY: Right fielder hopes hitting will improve in 2017.
According to sources, neither late-inning reliever was happy about how he was used late in the playoffs. Both remain keys for the Cubs’ repeat effort.