Cubs left fielder Kyle Schwarber reacts to his performance in the team's split-squad opener against the Giants on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (Paul Sullivan/Chicago Tribune)
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A tweet, that's all it was. A retweet of an on-line article from ABC 7 Chicago that said, “South Elgin boy, 12, out of coma, after allegedly beaten by classmate.” Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo said this: Henry Sembdner's father, also named Henry, did not see the tweet.
The Chicago Cubs won the 2016 World Series and Javier Baez is never going to let us forget that. Baez, who blossomed before our eyes during the Cubs historic postseason run, now sports a large but impressive tattoo on his upper left arm that will forever commemorate the team’s accomplishment and the