MESA, Ariz. (CBS) — The Cubs hosted the Texas Rangers in Mesa on Monday.
Nico Hoerner is trying to win that everyday job at second base. He knocked in Joc Pederson in the fourth with an RBI single.READ MORE: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
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Then in the fifth, Javy Baez hammered his homer of the spring. It was a three-run blast to dead center.MORE NEWS: Boy, 16, Charged In West Humboldt Park Carjacking
The Cubs won 9-0.