Branden Looper was trying to earn a spot on the Cubs’ roster, but wasn’t able to make his comeback. The pitcher decided to tell the Chicago Cubs he is retiring.
The Chicago Cubs went seven innings before getting a run on the board. San Diego had no trouble getting 14 runs off of Garza.
The Chicago Cubs held off the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday. Making runs was no problem for the Cubs with Carlso Pena’s home run. The Diamondbacks fought to overcome their deficit, scoring three in the ninth and falling short.
Day three of the Cub’s training camp and so far the operative word is vanilla. Vanilla as in not much is happening here. The anticipation of the arrival of some of the everyday players is about the biggest news.
There will be a lot of familiar faces at this year’s Chicago Cubs spring training. Over the offseason the Cubs have signed former players Kerry Wood, Reed Johnson, Todd Wellemeyer and Augie Ojeda.