The Cubs lost 96 games last season. Young outfielder Junior Lake looks to be part of the turnaround.
Nolan Arenado and Kyle Parker each hit home runs and Jorge De La Rosa pitched three innings of two-hit ball Tuesday, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 13-0 win over the Chicago Cubs.
Jeff Samardzija struggled with his command at times in a three-inning outing Wednesday in a Colorado Rockies split-squad’s 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday.
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.