After hitting the ball hard and coming up empty in recent games, Nolan Arenado finally got one to drop.
Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Starlin Castro returned from a hamstring injury that had sidelined him since Feb. 27, getting a single and a walked Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs’ 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Todd Helton got his first hit of spring training and Jeff Francis pitched four scoreless innings Tuesday to carry the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Cubs, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Signed as a free agent to a four-year deal worth $52 million, Edwin Jackson pitched two scoreless innings Tuesday in his first spring outing as the Cubs beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2.
Former Colorado Rockies first base coach Glenallen Hill will manage the organization’s top farm team in Colorado Springs this season.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
Rookies Jordan Pacheco and DJ LeMahieu each homered, leading the Rockies to a 7-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday for a three-game series sweep.
DJ LeMahieu had three hits and finished a home run short of the cycle, Wilin Rosario went deep and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 10-5 in a rain-shortened game Tuesday night.
Over the winter the Rockies traded Stewart to the Chicago Cubs. Now they have another phenom on the way and hopefully once he gets to the big leagues Nolan Arenado will own the hot corner for a long, long time.