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  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season
    MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta carried a half gallon of a green liquid in the Cubs clubhouse last summer that could have passed for a mint shake or green tea. But it was kale juice, a small but effective part of Arrieta's healthy routine that he has...
  • Cubs' Jon Lester believes he's on schedule for opening night

    Cubs' Jon Lester believes he's on schedule for opening night
    MESA, Ariz. — After throwing 50 pitches off a mound Monday, Cubs left-hander Jon Lester expressed optimism that he would remain on target for the April 5 opener against the Cardinals. "We still got a long way to go," Lester said two hours after...
  • Cubs rally for 5-3 win over A's

    Cubs rally for 5-3 win over A's
    Cubs 5, Athletics 3 Spring record: 2-8-1 The summary: The Cubs collected four consecutive hits during a three-run sixth, capped by back-to-back RBI doubles by Addison Russell and Dexter Fowler. At the plate: Tommy La Stella collected three hits, and...
  • Jake Arrieta sees possibilities for Cubs, pushes himself to be better

    Jake Arrieta sees possibilities for Cubs, pushes himself to be better
    MESA, Ariz. — After walking three men in two innings Sunday in his spring debut, Cubs starter Jake Arrieta went for a little run. Then, like Forrest Gump, Arrieta kept running and running and running. "Even now I expect results," Arrieta said....
  • Joe Maddon names Jon Lester as Cubs' opening night starter

    Joe Maddon names Jon Lester as Cubs' opening night starter
    MESA, Ariz. -- Manager Joe Maddon made official what was anticipated since Dec. 9 -- that left-hander Jon Lester will be the Chicago Cubs' opening night starter against the St. Louis Cardinals. "Jon will start opening night," Maddon said after Monday'...
  • Travis Wood must rebound from subpar 2014 to earn spot in Cubs rotation

    Travis Wood must rebound from subpar 2014 to earn spot in Cubs rotation
    MESA, Ariz. — Left-hander Travis Wood was the first major acquisition of the Theo Epstein era. But after a subpar season that coincided with the ascent of Jake Arrieta and Kyle Hendricks and was followed by the acquisitions of Jon Lester and Jason...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta ready to go from get-go

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta ready to go from get-go
    MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta played long toss from a distance of about 160 feet — a sign that he won't be placed on any limits one year after missing the first month of the 2014 season because of shoulder stiffness. "I think in the...
  • Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots

    Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots
    Manager Joe Maddon was happy to learn his spring training roster will consist of 60 players. He deems it a manageable number that will allow him and a retooled coaching staff ample time to distinguish those likely to make the opening-day roster and...
  • Cubs, Jake Arrieta agree to 1-year, $3.63 million contract

    Cubs, Jake Arrieta agree to 1-year, $3.63 million contract
    Pitcher Jake Arrieta correctly predicted his contract status could be settled by Friday. Arrieta and the Cubs agreed to a one-year, $3.63 million contract.   The salary represents a raise of more than $3 million for Arrieta, who posted a 10-5 record...
  • Cubs, Chris Coghlan, Welington Castillo agree to contracts

    Cubs, Chris Coghlan, Welington Castillo agree to contracts
    The Chicago Cubs trimmed their list of unsigned arbitration eligible players to four after agreeing to terms on a one-year, $2.505 million contract with outfielder Chris Coghlan and a one-year, $2.1 million contract with catcher Welington Castillo....
  • Cubs will win NL Central, predicts Anthony Rizzo

    Cubs will win NL Central, predicts Anthony Rizzo
    If adding prized left-hander Jon Lester and manager Joe Maddon didn’t raise enough optimism, first baseman Anthony Rizzo fueled more hype on the eve of Cubs Convention. “We’re going to win the NL Central,” Rizzo said Thursday...