Russell in cleanup spot when Zobrist rests?

On Tuesday, Addison Russell batted fourth for the Cubs, and hit his second home run in two games, a three-run shot in the third inning of a 7-5 loss to the Angels. Ben Zobrist is expected to bat cleanup most of the regular season. Could Russell fill th…

February 28, 2017

Bryant favors traditional intentional-walk rule

In the 10th inning of Game 7 of the World Series, the Cubs had a runner at second and one out, and the Indians opted to intentionally walk Anthony Rizzo to face Ben Zobrist. Zobrist came through with a go-ahead double, and Rizzo eventually scored. What…

February 22, 2017