The way pitcher Kyle Hendricks goes about his business has been impressive to new manager Joe Maddon.
With scoring down down across MLB, defense has become more important.
It was sold for a reported $3.8 million.
Arrieta is aiming to carry a big innings load in 2015.
Braynt’s been in the middle of many subplots at Cubs camp.
Dodgers starter Brandon McCarthy got tagged as Chris Coghlan homered and drove in three runs.
“The ownership here has been great to me,” Bryants says.
With the long term in view, there’s no sensible argument for Bryant making the Cubs roster out of spring training.
The issue is over whether Kris Bryant will make the Cubs roster out of spring training.
Jason Hammel threw four scoreless innings, and Anthony Rizzo reached base three times Tuesday.
Castillo remains the third catcher in a likely two-man rotation.
Lester hadn’t allowed a run in his first two spring starts. On Monday, he was charged with six runs before leaving with one out in the fourth.
Lester had a poor outing Monday, allowing six runs in 3 1/3 innings.
Right-hander Pierce Johnson was among those assigned to minor league camp.
“I’m looking forward to another challenge,” Bryants says.
The Cubs have a commitment to sustained success, not 2015 success.
Chris Denorfia hit a two-run homer, and Travis Wood pitched three-hit ball for five innings.
Kris Bryant has six home runs in 20 at-bats during Cactus League play to lead all spring hitters.
Matt Szczur had two hits, including his third homer of the spring.
Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant got into the game late, then hit two home runs in front of his hometown Las Vegas fans to highlight Chicago’s 3-1 win.