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  • Sunday's recap: Padres 6, Cubs 1

    Sunday's recap: Padres 6, Cubs 1
    The summary Manager Joe Maddon tinkered with the lineup by batting starting pitcher Jason Hammel eighth. The Cubs were held hitless for five innings, but Arismendy Alcantara led off the sixth with a home run off reliever Jose Valverde. At the...
  • Cubs win 12-10, Kris Bryant hits 2 HRs

    Cubs win 12-10, Kris Bryant hits 2 HRs
    Cubs 12, Mariners 10 Spring record: 9-10-1 The summary: Before a sellout crowd at Sloan Park, Kris Bryant gave the fans their money’s worth by hitting two home runs. Bryant hit a two-run home run in the first inning off former Cy Young Award...
  • Saturday's recap: Cubs 12, Mariners 10

     Saturday's recap: Cubs 12, Mariners 10
    The summary Kris Bryant appeared for the first time since Monday and hit two home runs Saturday to lead a 16-hit attack in a 12-10 victory over the Mariners at Sloan Park. Bryant had a two-run homer in the first inning off former Cy Young Award winner...
  • Jason Hammel to bat eighth, Starlin Castro says he's healthy

    Jason Hammel to bat eighth, Starlin Castro says he's healthy
    MESA, Ariz. -- The odd sight of manager Joe Maddon and the coaches dressed as football coaches with polyester shorts and whistles Saturday morning fit perfectly the changes involving the Chicago Cubs.  Starting pitcher Jason Hammel will bat eighth...
  • Joe Maddon wants Cubs starting pitchers to log 1,000 innings

    Joe Maddon wants Cubs starting pitchers to log 1,000 innings
    PEORIA, Ariz. — As long as the Cubs and their fans dream of a long-awaited World Series, there will be plenty of lesser goals to achieve on the way. One such target could represent a significant step in their ultimate quest. Manager Joe Maddon's...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Joc Pederson homers in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres

    Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Joc Pederson homers in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres
    Spring training can be a delicate dance, trying to get ready for the season while paying close attention when the body barks and says it might be best to back off a tad. The Dodgers went the cautious route with left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu when his back...
  • Spring training: Dodgers 1, Padres 0

    Spring training: Dodgers 1, Padres 0
    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers got just two hits but one of them was a towering solo home run by Joc Pederson with one out in the ninth to account for the game's only run. The Dodgers would like to open the season with Pederson as their everyday...
  • 9 questions facing Cubs in spring training

    9 questions facing Cubs in spring training
    Despite having an improved roster for 2015, there are many questions confronting the Cubs in spring training. Here are nine: When are the trades? Even though a late offseason flirtation with free agent James Shields fell through, the Cubs could deal...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno discusses stadium lease at spring training

    Angels owner Arte Moreno discusses stadium lease at spring training
    The Angels and city of Anaheim have not progressed toward a new stadium lease after breaking off talks in September. "We are nowhere," owner Arte Moreno said Friday, as the Angels held their first spring-training workout. "We've had zero conversations...
  • Call him what you want, but Chris Tillman produces like a No. 1 starter

    Call him what you want, but Chris Tillman produces like a No. 1 starter
    It's pretty hard to find fault with the rotation that carried the Orioles to the American League Championship Series last season, but the perception remains that it lacks a true No. 1 starter. Chris Tillman doesn't take offense, even though he has...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership
    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they conduct their first workout for pitchers and catchers under new manager Joe Maddon. With the...