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 […]

Dodgers Ding Up Feldman – Cubs 4, Dodgers 5

Spring Training Game Twenty-Eight – Cubs (ss) 4, Dodgers 5 WP – Stephen Fife (2-0) LP – Scott Feldman (0-3) Save – Sean White (1) The Cubs and Dodgers squared off for the fourth and final time this spring on Thursday afternoon … and the Cubs could not dodge another spring loss to Los Angeles. […]

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 […]

Cubs’ Pitching Sox’d Again – Cubs 3, White Sox 8

Spring Training Game Fourteen – Cubs 3, White Sox 8 WP – Jose Quintana (2-0) LP – Carlos Villanueva (0-1) Save – None The Cubs dropped their fourth spring game in a row on Thursday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. The Cubs actually had the lead for the first two innings before the White Sox started […]

Nothing Bogus About the Cubs Performance – Cubs 4, Angels 2

Spring Training Game Nine – Cubs (ss) 4, Angels 2 WP – Chris Rusin (1-0) LP – Brandon Sisk (0-1) Save – Jensen Lewis (2) The Cubs ended their two-game spring losing streak on Sunday afternoon in Tempe. Cubs’ pitching held an Angels lineup that included Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton and Mark Trumbo early on […]

Cubs Swing Away with a Spring Victory – Cubs 5, Athletics 3

Spring Training Game Six – Cubs 5, Athletics 3 WP – Travis Wood (2-0) LP – Bartolo Colon (0-1, BS 1) Save – Jensen Lewis (1) The Cubs got their work in at HoHoKam Park on Thursday afternoon, and beat the Oakland A’s in Cactus League action. A lineup full of mostly bench players and […]

Too Many Walks, Dontrelle Willis and a Spring Loss – Cubs 6, Dodgers 7

Spring Training Game Three – Cubs 6, Dodgers 7 WP – Paco Rodriguez (1-0) LP – Dontrelle Willis (0-1) Save – Blake Johnson (1) The Cubs dropped their first game of the spring on a beautiful afternoon in Glendale to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Cubs jumped on Chad Billingsley in the first inning and […]

Day Thirteen of Cubs Camp: The White Team Comes Out on Top Again in Intrasquad Play

The White Team beat the Blue Team for the second day in a row in Intrasquad action on Friday afternoon at HoHoKam Park. Luis Valbuena hit a two-run homer and Edwin Maysonet added a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the fifth off Jensen Lewis to lead the White Team to the 6-3 victory. […]