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cubs q&a: is ian happ's job in danger? could eddie butler join the rotation?

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cubs q&a: is ian happ's job in danger? could eddie butler join the rotation?

the tribune’s mark gonzales answers readers’ questions about the futures of ian happ and kyle schwarber, tyler chatwood’s place in the rotation and francisco cervelli’s dominance of the cubs:when does the bus leave for triple-a iowa so ian happ and kyle schwarber have time to pack? — johni don’t see either player going to iowa soon. we’re only 2½ weeks into the season. i know the strikeout totals for happ are alarming, but theo epstein, jed hoyer and joe maddon aren’t going to make a quick decision. it was at least one month until schwarber was moved out of the leadoff spot last season, and he wasn’t demoted until late june. i think you’ll see the same length of time before any significant changes are made. aside from kris bryant and ben zobrist, no one else is tearing it up at the plate.in the case of happ, it’s obvious he needs to trim his strikeout total. schwarber has done an exceptional job recently of hitting to the opposite field, and that needs to continue.can you ask theo if he saw ‘billions’ last weekend? pretty cool quote. —peter sakonwhat’s the quote? is it printable? i know theo used to watch “breaking bad.”here’s a little-known fact: shemar moore, who played agent morgan on “criminal minds,” was a pretty good pitcher in high school and played four years at santa clara university.if tyler chatwood continues to struggle as a starter in his next few starts, could you see the cubs moving eddie butler to a starter? — chris b...