With questions surrounding the managers long-term job security and the future of some current core players, anything short of a legitimate playoff showing in 2019 for the Chicago Cubs may result in a big shake up.
If the team is going to have any autumn success, Chicago needs its stars healthy.
But things don't always work out that great.
Maddon said Bryant’s right knee is “still barking.” Third baseman came into the manager’s office after Saturday’s game to let him know it was still an issue. Day to day.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) September 8, 2019
Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is not in Sunday's starting lineup because, as manager Joe Maddon said, Bryant's knee is "barking."