The leadoff spot has been an issue for the Cubs since Dexter Fowler‘s exodus four years ago and the Kris Bryant experiment hasn’t gotten off to the best start. Meanwhile, on the South Side, Tim Anderson is now on the IL with a groin injury but was never anyone’s idea of a prototypical leadoff hitter except, of course, Rick Renteria.
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