Back-to-Back Jacks Lift the Cubs over the Brewers – Cubs 4, Brewers 1

Spring Training Game Thirty – Cubs 4, Brewers 1 WP – Hector Rondon (2-0) LP – Michael Olmsted (0-1) Save – Zach Putnam (1) The Cubs were on the winning end of a pitcher’s duel in Maryvale on Friday afternoon, and beat the Ryan Braun-less Brewers after scoring three runs with two outs in the […]

Rusin and Bogusevic Among Fifth Round of Cubs Spring Roster Cuts

The Cubs announced the fifth round of spring roster cuts on Friday morning, and all but set the 25-man roster they will begin the season with on April 1 in Pittsburgh. Dave Sappelt has made the Opening Day roster and will begin the year as the Cubs’ fifth outfielder. Chris Rusin was optioned to Triple-A […]

Cubs Hammered Late in Baker’s Spring Debut – Cubs 6, Athletics 12

Spring Training Game Twenty-Five – Cubs (ss) 6, Athletics 12 WP – Sean Doolittle (2-0) LP – Jason Berken (0-1) Save – Mike Ekstrom (1) The Athletics played longball on Sunday afternoon in Phoenix. Oakland hit four home runs, two by Adam Rosales, off Cubs’ pitching on Sunday afternoon and scored 12 runs on 15 […]

Baez and the Cubs Walk-Off Team Japan – Cubs 7, Team Japan 5

Spring Training Game Twenty-One – Cubs (ss) 7, Team Japan 5 WP – Jensen Lewis (1-0) LP – Tekeru Imamura (0-1) Save – None In what was technically an exhibition game in which none of the stats will count, the Cubs walked off with a win over Team Japan on Friday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. […]

A Spring Shut Out – Cubs 0, Rockies 2

Spring Training Game Eighteen – Cubs 0, Rockies 2 WP – Jorge De La Rosa (1-1) LP – Edwin Jackson (0-2) Save – Will Harris (2) The Cubs wasted two bases loaded opportunities in the first three innings of Wednesday’s game before the bats went cold. The Cubs were shut out for the first time […]

The Cubs Get Their Work In – Cubs 3, Rockies 6

Spring Training Game Twelve – Cubs 3, Rockies 6 WP – Jeff Francis (1-0) LP – Scott Feldman (0-1) Save – None The Cubs lost for the fifth time in their last six Cactus League games on Tuesday afternoon in Scottsdale. Dale Sveum ran out a lineup with only three players that figure to be […]

Too Many Freebies – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 6

Spring Training Game Seven – Cubs 2, Diamondbacks 6 WP – Patrick Corbin (1-0) LP – Rafael Dolis (0-1) Save – None A game that appeared to duel between the pitching staffs early on, turned ugly for the Cubs in the sixth inning. The Cubs defense was charged with two errors that led to runs […]

Navarro Powers Cubs Past Giants – Cubs 4, Giants 3

Spring Training Game Two – Cubs 4, Giants 3 WP – Jeff Samardzija (1-0) LP – Matt Cain (0-1) Save – Shawn Camp (1) The Cubs posted their second straight spring victory on Sunday afternoon, and defeated the Giants in the final spring home opener at HoHoKam Park. The Cubs beat Matt Cain and the […]

Video from Cubs Cactus League Game against the Giants

Video from Cubs Cactus League Game against the Giants – 02/24/13 The Cubs played their final spring home opener at HoHoKam Park on Sunday afternoon, and walked away with a 4-3 victory over Matt Cain and the Giants. Jeff Samardzija put together two solid innings, and pitched better than his final line. Dioner Navarro hit […]

Day Eleven of Cubs Camp: Rainy Days and Spring Training

The Cubs received a little breathier on Wednesday when rain and bad weather in the Phoenix area shortened practice. Wednesday was the big league team’s last full day of Spring Training at Fitch Park. The Cubs moved down the street to HoHoKam Park to prepare for the start of the Cactus League schedule. The organization […]