The super-agent sat in a front-row seat behind home plate on Friday night, watching his client go through another up-and-down start for a Cubs team that needs Arrieta to pitch more like an ace. Its easy to lose sight of this during a 4-0 loss where the Dodgers looked more like the team on a mission after getting eliminated from last years National League Championship Series.
LOS ANGELES A man stepped to the microphone during a Q&A session at Cubs Convention and called Theo Epstein and Andrew Friedman the two boy geniuses. The fan told Epstein how his friends used to call the Dodgers baseball boss your Mini-Me, asking about their personal rivalry and if beating L.A. in the playoffs had any extra meaning.
Steve Sax won two World Series rings, was a five-time All-Star and got nearly 2,000 hits in the big leagues. "I get asked as much about being on 'The Simpsons' as I do about baseball," Sax said this week. "They don't want to know how it was to hit against Nolan Ryan.