David Bote was among top prospect performers in Spring Training action on Friday.
The Blue Jays’ future was on full display Thursday as phenoms Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette and Anthony Alford combined for nine hits and six runs in Toronto’s 9-3 win over the Orioles.
As part of MLB Pipeline’s visit to all 30 Spring Training camps, we’ll sit down with prospects and get to know them a little better. At Cubs camp, it was No. 7 prospect Thomas Hatch.
The best part of his outing on Monday against the Rockies was that Hendricks felt his mechanics were off at the beginning of the game, and he was able to correct it.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he’s holding auditions for the club’s next leadoff man. Jason Heyward considers it more of an experiment.
For the first time this spring, someone other than Ian Happ or Albert Almora Jr. led off for the Cubs. Jason Heyward got the assignment on Friday, part of manager Joe Maddon’s auditions to see who might fit there this season.
Former top prospect Danny Hultzen is attempting a comeback and has signed a Minor League deal with the Cubs.
Kyle Hendricks has never been an Opening Day starter, not even for his Dartmouth team. He’s very happy to be slotted second in the Cubs’ 2018 rotation between Jon Lester and Yu Darvish.
Szczur makes painting of 2016 WS celebration
It may be February, but Cubs second baseman Javier Baez was in midseason form Saturday when he made two stellar defensive plays.