Surprising Pauir – Cubs 10 Rangers 4

Game Three – Cubs 10 Rangers 4 WP – Ted Lilly (1-0) LP – Scott Feldman (0-1) Save – None The Cubs improved to 3-0 on the young Cactus League season on Friday in front of 5,413 behind Ted Lilly in his only tune-up before the World Baseball Classic. The Cubs offense scored seven runs […]

Cubs’ Storylines of the Spring…The Non-Roster Position Players

The Cubs move down the street on Tuesday from Fitch Park to HoHoKam Park in preparation of their Cactus League opener on Wednesday against the Dodgers. The Cubs announced on Monday that Carlos Zambrano will make his first start of the spring on Monday, March 2 against the Diamondbacks at HoHoKam. Lou Piniella has not […]

Bradley Reports….Visa Problems for Vizcaino

Two days after the reporting day for pitchers and catchers, Luis Vizcaino is the only pitcher not in Camp Lou III according to a report from Vizcaino “is having visa problems.” Many of the position players have shown up early to Mesa, among them Milton Bradley, who is “eager to get started and take […]

Cubs Sign Stanton…Invite 21 to Spring Training

The Cubs announced on Tuesday they invited 21 players to Spring Training….pitchers and catchers report to Mesa on Friday, February 13th. The Cubs signed Mike Stanton to a minor-league deal on Tuesday and will give the former All-Star a reliever a chance to make the big league club after missing the entire 2008 season. Other […]

From the Wire….Cubs Sign So Taguchi and Avoid Arbitration with Cedeno

According to a report from Jayson Stark on, the Cubs signed So Taguchi to a minor league contract on Thursday that includes an invitation to Spring Training. Taguchi will earn $900,000 in 2009 if he makes the big league club out of Spring Training. The Cubs agreed to a one-year contract with infielder Ronny […]