The Cubs may have an unorthodox solution to their closer quandary after losing two key relievers: score early, score often and skip saves.
by: Coley Harvey — ESPN Chicago: Cubs Blog 18h
Cubs closer Brandon Morrow, sidelined since mid-July by what the team had called biceps inflammation, won't pitch again this season due to a bone bruise, Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, said Tuesday.
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN Chicago: Cubs Blog 18 Sep
Production from Kris Bryant, Javy Baez and Anthony Rizzo plus a dominant outing by Kyle Hendricks adds up to a high-quality win for the Cubs.
by: Eddie Matz — ESPN Chicago: Cubs Blog 14 Sep
Cubs closer Pedro Strop will have an MRI Friday after injuring his hamstring running out a grounder in the 10th. He said he expects to be out at least two weeks. Manager Joe Maddon says he has no idea who will close on Friday.