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Jason Hammel

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  • Cubs Game Day: Lester throws 2 scoreless innings, Cubs lose 5-2

    Cubs Game Day: Lester throws 2 scoreless innings, Cubs lose 5-2
    Reds 5, Cubs 2 Spring record: 0-2-1 The summary: The highly anticipated debut of left-hander Jon Lester lived up to its brief but impressive billing before a Sloan Park record crowd of 15,331. Lester struck out three while allowing only a broken bat...
  • Saturday's recap: Rockies 7, Cubs 5

     Saturday's recap: Rockies 7, Cubs 5
    The summary The Cubs remained winless in four games, falling to 0-3-1 with the 7-5 loss. Nolan Arenado hit a three-run homer in the first, and the Rockies won their first game. At the plate Kris Bryant hit his first homer, a two-run blast, while...
  • Friday's recap: Reds 5, Cubs 2

    Friday's recap: Reds 5, Cubs 2
    The summary Jon Lester's highly anticipated debut lived up to its impressive billing in two brief innings before a Sloan Park record crowd of 15,331. Lester struck out three while allowing only a broken bat single to Chris Dominguez. At the plate...
  • Jorge Soler packs on muscle, aims to go distance for Cubs

    Jorge Soler packs on muscle, aims to go distance for Cubs
    MESA, Ariz. — Even after two seasons of leg injuries, Cubs rookie Jorge Soler believes he'll be more than durable for his first full major league season. He added 27 pounds of muscle this winter with that in mind. "I think I can play 162 (games)...
  • 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'...
  • Now Cubs have to trade prospects wisely to obtain major league talent

    Now Cubs have to trade prospects wisely to obtain major league talent
    MESA, Ariz. — General manager Doug Melvin was a curious World Series observer despite a shocking tumble that eliminated his Brewers from playoff contention. But Melvin's farm system could take credit for the development of speedy center fielder...
  • 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...
  • Kris Bryant named Baseball America's top prospect

    Kris Bryant named Baseball America's top prospect
    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Third baseman Kris Bryant earned the first of what could be several honors in 2015. Bryant, 23, the Chicago Cubs' marquee slugger, Thursday night was named the top prospect in the major leagues by Baseball America magazine....
  • 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...
  • As familiar doubts about the Orioles return, so do the reasons for optimism

    As familiar doubts about the Orioles return, so do the reasons for optimism
    It's time to jump in the Hot Tub Time Machine and go back exactly one year for a little spring training perspective. The Orioles were in camp by now, and the narrative about their offseason and prospects for a playoff run — minus the Dan...
  • Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm

    Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm
    Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world. The clubs posted identical 73-89...