Sean Bass of 1310 the Ticket discusses the trade between the Cubs and the Rangers from a Texas perspective, including how fans are receiving it, the types of players Olt, Edwards and Grimm are, and what the Rangers getting Garza.
Cubs Pitching Coach Chris Bosio (right) congratulates pitcher Matt Garza after a win (Phil Velasquez / Chicago Tribune)
Lewis, out of baseball for 4 years while in Air Force, wowed scouts with 98-mph fastballMESA, Ariz. — Daniel Lewis has yet to pitch in a minor league game, yet he may be as mentally prepared as any closer in the majors. […]
After 14 of 17 on road, they now will enjoy 23 of 33 at WrigleyThree night games are scheduled, followed by two 3:05 p.m. starts when the shadows will start to creep over Wrigley Field before pregame batting practice. […]
Boyish appearance, small build didn't impress observers in 1986 — until he started to pitchAt 20, Cubs rookie Greg Maddux had a slight frame and boyish look that hid the fierce competitor inside him. […]