• Cubs host Reds with bullpen about to get reinforcement

    5 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    As the Chicago Cubs ready for a stretch run while protecting a slim lead in the National League Central, finding a way to protect tight leads late in ballgames will go a long way in their postseason chances. With reliever Pedro Strop out for the remainder of the regular season, the Cubs not only will carry a three-game winning streak into Sunday's series finale against the Cincinnati Reds, but will do so knowing that former closer Brandon Morrow is prepared to return after being sidelined since late July. Morrow threw a simulated game Saturday on a day when Randy Rosario and Steve Cishek...
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