The way the trade market is shaping up, the Cubs could have a hard time finding the starting pitching help that they desperately need.
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Jon Lester has lost four consecutive decisions with the Cubs, going 2-4 in his last six starts. Until the Cubs can get more from a pitcher they spent $155 million on, they cannot be considered legitimate World Series contenders. Power Rankings
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The Cubs' front office knows the team needs starting pitching help. But they also know that they might have to get creative to find it.
During spring training Joe Maddon warned of a five to six game losing for this young Cubs team; and now it's here.
After two rain delays totaling 2:29, the Cardinals came out swinging off of Cubs starter Jason Hammel.
Fans waited out scary weather delay
Hail started to fall in St. Louis, where the Cubs and Cardinals were delayed twice for a total of 109 minutes. Fans were evacuated from the stands and media were instructed to keep away from windows.
Carlos Martinez was stingy before and after a lengthy rain delay, and the St. Louis Cardinals hit a season-high six doubles to sweep the Chicago Cubs with a 4-1 victory Sunday night that extendin
Cardinals top Cubs for 6th straight win
St. Louis scored four runs on eight hits -- six of them doubles -- and weathered a nearly two-hour rain delay to sweep the Cubs with a 4-1 victory.
Cardinals seeing double
Six of St. Louis' 7 hits tonight have been doubles -- the most recent coming off the bat of Matt Carpenter. The Cardinals lead the Cubs 4-1 after the 5th. Watch live
Triple doubles give Cardinals the lead
Jhonny Peralta, Jason Heyward and Yadier Molina each doubled in the 4th inning to plate 2 runs and put St. Louis ahead 3-1 after 4 innings. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN
Cardinals start fast after rain delay
After a nearly two-hour delay, Xavier Scruggs knocked in Yadier Molina in the bottom of the 2nd to put the Cardinals on top of the visiting Cubs. Scruggs has 5 RBIs over his last 5 games. Live on ESPN & WatchESPN
Time to get back to your seats
The Cubs-Cardinals game was delayed by rain at the start, and again in the middle of the second inning, which is where things pick up as they restart play in soggy St. Louis. Watch live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Fans continue to wait out delay
Hail has started to fall in St. Louis, where the Cubs and Cardinals are delayed in the second inning due to severe weather. There has been no word yet on when the game could resume.
Scary weather in St. Louis
A tornado has touched down about 40 miles outside of St. Louis, as part of a massive storm that has delayed the Cubs-Cardinals game on ESPN. The stands have been evacuated and media has been told to stay away from the glass in the press box.
Blame it on the rain
After a 46-minute delay before the first pitch, the Cubs and Cardinals got an inning and a half of action in before the rain returned and forced another delay. Rain delay coverage on ESPN/WatchESPN
MLB: Cubs-Cardinals game is underway on ESPN/WatchESPN after a weather delay
Sunday Night Baseball: Cubs at Cardinals
The Cardinals can complete a series sweep of the struggling Cubs by winning nine straight at home for the first time in six seasons tonight, in a game that was delayed nearly an hour by rain. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
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