After walks plagued him in 2017, Edwards binged on video of elite pitchers throwing strikes and reset his mind. He hasn’t walked anyone this spring.
Nothing lost in translation between Cubs' Yu Darvish and Willson Contreras
The Cubs’ new starting pitcher and his “intimidating” new catcher found a common language and bond working together this spring.
Darvish, whose fastball has hovered in the mid-90s, was encouraged that hitters are reacting again to his slider like they did before his surgery.
The Cubs’ big-money right-hander threw a 10-gallon performance at ex-Rangers teammates, striking out seven without a walk in a 5-1 victory.
The switch-hitting Happ, who has led off more than half the Cubs’ games this spring, is expected to open the season as the Cubs’ leadoff man.
He’s out of options, so short-term it’s the only way Butler makes the team. But could he have a greater impact in his career as a reliever long-term?
Hendricks developed a case of strep throat this week but is still expected to throw on the side Tuesday and make his next scheduled start Sunday.
The Cubs are sizing up as favorites in the NL Central Division based on preseason MLB standings projections.
Seven-man bullpen or eight? Eddie Butler or Peter Bourjos? And is Ian Happ this year’s Kyle Schwarber in the leadoff spot?
Former Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with battery after allegedly assaulting his wife, according to a report.
Lester pitched the longest outing for a Cub this spring in the 5-4 victory over the Reds.
Strop pitched in a minor-league game and expects to get three more appearances before the regular-season opener March 29. “I’m ready,” he said.
Sox vet Castillo started at catcher in more than half the games — 256 in all — during the first three seasons of Theo Epstein’s run with the Cubs.
Has Willson Contreras made it time to stop writing stories about Lester’s issues throwing to first? Well, maybe after this one.