Cubs GM Jed Hoyer supports the manager with the franchise record for postseason victories (19) but says it’s too early to talk about an extension.
The Brooklyn-born former big-league outfielder has been Joe Maddon’s bench coach with the Cubs and Rays.
“We ended up proving a lot of people wrong — and that’s a little satisfying,” Kris Bryant said. “A satisfying piece to take into [next] season.”
Through it all, he kept his head down and worked. What else was he supposed to do, get all bent out of shape because Earl in Palatine disapproved?
Nearly two weeks into a third straight postseason, the Cubs are having a hard time lighting the fire. That’s not glass-half-empty. It’s just reality.
Oddsmakers at My Top Sports Books put Hoiberg as the 5-to-4 favorite among Chicago coaches or managers to be fired first.
Patient manager confident his hitters can find their groove.
Yu Darvish isn’t worried about taking the mound for the Dodgers in Game 3 of the NLCS on Tuesday at Wrigley Field.
After Game 2, we got a lot of sort-of answers from Lackey. But then, the Cubs sort of look doomed right now. The bullpen is sort of an epic disaster.
Joe Maddon won’t be the least bit surprised if the Dodgers get Corey Seager back on the field for the NLCS.
The Cubs went ahead 2-0 on a home run by Albert Almora Jr. in the fourth inning, then sort of faded away.
Clayton Kershaw and five Dodgers relievers retired the final 18 batters they faced in a 5-2 victory over the Cubs in Game 1.
Four days after pitching nearly four innings of relief in the Cubs’ Game 4 loss to the Nationals, Lester will go back to work against the Dodgers.
Dave Roberts likes his Dodgers, and Joe Maddon likes his Cubs, and “it’s going to be a great series,” LA manager says.
Another crazy night from the North Siders has us back to believing.