The Cubs got some good news on Sunday as RHP Jake Arrieta threw his first simulated game with no discomfort. Arrieta came up with a sore shoulder in the middle of February. He spent most of the last month rehabbing the arm.
Manager Rick Renteria still hasn’t named his Opening Day starter.
Jake Arrieta, Brett Jackson, Josh Vitters, Mike Olt and Junior Lake are among those who have agreed to terms.
The Pittsburgh Pirates’ hopes of catching up in the NL Central took a big hit Wednesday when Darnell McDonald launched a three-run homer, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win.
Jake Arrieta is trying to earn a roster spot for the Cubs next season. He’ll have to work on his command to solidfy his chances.
Jake Arrieta allowed three hits and a run while pitching into the seventh inning and catcher Welington Castillo drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Philadelphia Phillies 7-1 Sunday.
Jayson Werth and Scott Hairston hit three-run homers to lead the Washington Nationals to an 11-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-hander Jake Arrieta from Triple-A Iowa before Friday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Cubs added to their international pool Tuesday with a flurry of trades