John Lackey is back with the Cubs.
by: Jordan Bastian — MLB: Cubs 10h
José Quintana did a series of sprinting drills on the Cubs' agility field on Wednesday morning. Between runs, the pitcher messed around with a soccer ball, kicking it to teammates and with training staffers. Quintana was smiling, and for good reason.
The Rundown: Cubs Need to Tighten Up Defensively, Lester Struggles, Bryant Defends Against Criticism, Ross Finally Manages
by: Michael Canter — Cubs Insider 22h
Jon Lester had a less than remarkable start in yesterday’s Cactus League tilt against the Rockies. The slimmed down lefty threw 31 pitches and was pulled after failing to retire the first three batters of the 2nd inning. He allowed five runs (three...
by: Ryan Davis — Forbes 26 Feb
There is a lot of uncertainty in the Cubs bullpen this spring. Craig Kimbrel is penciled in as the closer, Kyle Ryan is locked in from the left side, and Jeremy Jeffress has a track record as a solid reliever when he's healthy.
by: Aldo Soto — Sports Mockery 26 Feb
Cubs reliever Brad Wieck isn't in camp. Plus more news from spring training.
by: Brett Taylor — Bleacher Nation 26 Feb
Lots of hits for the Rockies today. Good for them.
by: Jordan Bastian — MLB: Cubs 25 Feb
At some point this season, if things go as they should, Willson Contreras will become the catcher who has caught the most innings of Jon Lester's long, storied career. For now, that title still belongs to David Ross. Ross spent years as Lester's...
by: Evan Altman — Cubs Insider 25 Feb
The Cubs have used scores of relief pitchers already this spring, cycling through nearly every non-roster invitee in addition to the full force of the 40-man roster as they seek to solidify the bullpen. Tuesday’s game will see a few more spring...
by: Evan Altman — Cubs Insider 24 Feb
Only a fool would compile a list of takeaways from the second game of the spring, which is why I’m the one writing this post. There might have been one yesterday if not for the late start and my observance of National Margarita Day, so I’ll include...
Yu Darvish is a strong candidate to start opening day for the Cubs: 4 takeaways from spring training
by: Mark Gonzales — Chicago Tribune 23 Feb
The Cubs rotation is lining up in a manner that could lead to Yu Darvish starting the March 26 opener against the Brewers in Milwaukee.
by: Jordan Bastian — MLB: Cubs 21 Feb
There is only so much that manager David Ross and the Cubs' evaluators can glean from watching daily workouts in the early portion of Spring Training. Once the games begin, that is when the roster competitions really get underway. For Saturday's...
by: Evan Altman — Cubs Insider 21 Feb
MLB officially announced several rules changes last week, most of which have already been discussed at length over the past few months. However, there are a few wrinkles and tweaks to roster and usage rules, almost all of which are focused on...
by: Cam Ellis — NBC Sports Chicago 19 Feb
The Cubs' third baseman (and leadoff hitter??) still has issues with Manfred.
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