Bryant’s sacrifice fly in the fifth inning was the difference.
The Cubs are hoping a stable of hot prospects and a tribute to Hall of Famer Ernie Banks on Opening Night will help fans forget and forgive the big mess at Wrigley Field.
Starlin Castro returned after dealing with a groin injury.
Starlin Castro hit a two-run double, and Edwin Jackson pitched four innings.
With scoring down down across MLB, defense has become more important.
Fowler is expected to be Chicago’s everyday center fielder.
With Luis Valbuena traded to Houston, third base is open for Chicago.
Fowler has a career .366 on-base percentage.
The fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week.
Jamie Moyer threw 92 pitches over four innings, the latest step in his comeback bid, and Dexter Fowler hit a two-run homer to help the Colorado Rockies beat a Chicago White Sox split squad 8-5 on Wednesday.