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  • Anthony Rizzo to bat leadoff; Kris Bryant returns to 3b

    Anthony Rizzo to bat leadoff; Kris Bryant returns to 3b
    MESA, Ariz. --  A little joking turned out to be a reality for Anthony Rizzo, as the Chicago Cubs' first baseman will bat leadoff Saturday in a split squad game against the Colorado Rockies at Sloan Park.
  • Batting 9th no demotion for Arismendy Alcantara, Tommy La Stella

    Batting 9th no demotion for Arismendy Alcantara, Tommy La Stella
    MESA, Ariz. -- With 5 1/2 weeks of spring training completed, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon thought Saturday was a good time to move slugger Anthony Rizzo to the leadoff spot. "It freshes them up a bit," Maddon said of the change. "It’s always...

    Friday's recap: Cubs 6, White Sox 3

    Friday's recap: Cubs 6, White Sox 3
    The summary Jason Hammel pitched six solid innings and Cubs batters swatted four home runs to defeat the White Sox 6-3 Friday at Sloan Park. At the plate Jorge Soler, Chris Coghlan, Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo each homered off former Cub Jeff...

    Jason Hammel loves Cubs' power

    Jason Hammel loves Cubs' power
    MESA, Ariz. -- Jason Hammel wasn't gloating Friday after hitting a single off former Chicago Cubs teammate Jeff Samardzija. "It took me three seconds to get out of the box," Hammel said after contributing to a nine-hit attack that paced the Cubs to a 6-...

    Joe Maddon puts Cubs veterans on notice: Defense makes difference

    Joe Maddon puts Cubs veterans on notice: Defense makes difference
    MESA, Ariz. — The mundane drills usually reserved for the first two weeks of spring training are still in full force for the Cubs two weeks before opening day. Despite the addition of veterans such as Miguel Montero and Dexter Fowler to supplement...