As part of MLBPipeline.com’s visit to all 30 Spring Training facilities, we’ll be sitting down with prospects and getting to know them a little better. At Cubs camp, it was No. 4 prospect Dylan Cease.
The Cubs may see John Lackey’s son around the clubhouse a little more this year, but the veteran pitcher isn’t planning on seeing the sights in Washington D.C., the way former teammate David Ross did in his farewell tour last season.
The A’s overcame a six-run deficit with a late offensive outburst Sunday afternoon to beat the visiting Cubs, 9-8, at Hohokam Stadium, extending their winning streak to seven games.
The Cubs didn’t bring many of their starting position players to Peoria Stadium for Friday’s Cactus League contest with the Mariners, but right-hander Kyle Hendricks brought his “A” game and top prospect Ian Happ swung a big bat before the Mariners ral…
Mike Zunino slugged his third home run of the spring and Boog Powell logged a tying RBI single in a four-run ninth inning that sent the Mariners to an 8-6 win over the Cubs on Thursday at Sloan Park.
The Cubs are represented on Team Italy, which beat Chicago, 8-7, on Tuesday, by prospect John Andreoli, a 17th-round pick in 2011, who is playing in his first World Baseball Classic.
The Cubs’ Albert Almora Jr., who hit a grand slam Sunday, had to leave Monday’s 13-10 victory over the Angels after playing one inning in center field because of left calf soreness. Almora fouled a ball off his left leg Feb. 28, and it’s been tender si…
Cubs pitcher Jon Lester made his spring debut in Sunday’s 9-9 tie with Texas, but the bigger news wasn’t that he went two innings or that he’s rooting for his former catcher David Ross in “Dancing with the Stars.” Lester and his wife, Farrah, named the…
Kris Bryant made the most of his first spring home run, hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning, and Kyle Hendricks picked up where he left off to lift the Cubs to a 9-3 victory on Saturday over the Dodgers.
Rob Zastryzny’s leg was fine one day after he was hit by a comebacker on the right calf. The left-hander isn’t going to let something like that stop his pursuit of getting to the big leagues.