San Diego Padres defeat Chicago Cubs, 5-3

We know where Derrek Lee goes from here -- to the other dugout with the Braves today at Wrigley Field.

But what about the Cubs?

The obvious, short answer is down. But how far and for how long? And when does the rise begin again?

While the questions seem to pile up with every trade and loss -- including Thursday's ugly-finish 5-3 loss that gave the San Diego Padres a four-game sweep -- at least a few answers appear to be taking shape:

� Are more trades coming?