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  • Cubs Game Day: Cubs win 4-3, Hammel pitches four scoreless innings

    Cubs Game Day: Cubs win 4-3, Hammel pitches four scoreless innings
    Cubs 4, Royals 3  Spring record: 6-9-1 The summary: Before a sellout crowd of 15,181 that enjoyed 85-degree weather at Sloan Park, the Cubs are relied on four scoreless innings by starting pitcher Jason Hammel. Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-2 with an RBI...
  • Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Royals 3

     Tuesday's recap: Cubs 4, Royals 3
    The summary The Cubs relied on four shutout innings from Jason Hammel and exceptional defense for 82/3 innings for their 4-3 victory over the Royals at Sloan Park. At the plate Matt Szczur, arguably the fastest player in the organization, led off...
  • Cubs third basemen Kris Bryant, Mike Olt will get work at other positions

     Cubs third basemen Kris Bryant, Mike Olt will get work at other positions
    MESA, Ariz. — With less than three weeks to go before opening night, the Cubs will start working on their versatility. Manager Joe Maddon, a versatility maven, said Sunday that third basemen Mike Olt and Kris Bryant will work in the outfield....
  • Cubs' Kyle Hendricks upstaged by Kris Bryant

    Cubs' Kyle Hendricks upstaged by Kris Bryant
    LAS VEGAS – Kyle Hendricks earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Dartmouth College, so it was difficult to question his logic. “I’d rather hit two home runs any day than pitch five perfect (innings),” Hendricks...
  • Cubs in the midst of the Joe Maddon learning experience

    Cubs in the midst of the Joe Maddon learning experience
    MESA, Ariz. — It hasn't exactly been the best of times for the Cubs. The bleacher construction project has seen delay after delay, the players aren't guaranteed they'll have hot water in the showers on opening day and they were the only team in...
  • Dodgers' Zack Greinke pitches only two innings

    Dodgers' Zack Greinke pitches only two innings
    Zack Greinke says he should be ready for the beginning of the regular season. Whereas Clayton Kershaw pitched three innings in his second start of the spring, Greinke pitched only two against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday because his throwing program...
  • After offseason of hype, Cubs still searching for first win

    After offseason of hype, Cubs still searching for first win
    MESA, Ariz. -- When the Cubs came away with a tie in their Cactus League opener against the A’s last week, manager Joe Maddon looked at the bright side. “At least we got one point,” he said, referring to the NHL’s method of...
  • Class is in session at Joe Maddon's Cubs University

    Class is in session at Joe Maddon's Cubs University
    MESA, Ariz. — The wheels keep spinning in Joe Maddon's head, though he admitted Sunday the idea of Cubs University is only in the incubation stage. "It's going to fly," he said. "We'll get it out there. We're working on the T-shirt right now....
  • Catcher David Ross' approach to game anything but routine

    Catcher David Ross' approach to game anything but routine
    MESA, Ariz. — It was supposed to be a routine rundown drill on a Sunday morning, with the first baseman trailing the play after throwing to the shortstop for the out. But backup catcher David Ross immediately noticed something was wrong, even as...
  • Cubs seeking 'hot hand' for final rotation spot

    Cubs seeking 'hot hand' for final rotation spot
    MESA, Ariz. – Cubs manager Joe Maddon downplays the significance of spring training results in finalizing opening-day rosters. But in his team's case, performances by the competitors for the fifth spot in the rotation could have major...
  • Timing everything for Cubs' Kris Bryant and White Sox's Carlos Rodon

    Timing everything for Cubs' Kris Bryant and White Sox's Carlos Rodon
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Top prospects Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon are in the same boat on opposite sides of the valley. One of the biggest questions facing the Cubs in Mesa this spring is whether Bryant will get a chance to start the season at third...