Quick hits (or some equally cheesy way of saying I’m not going to type out a full recap):

  • Micah Hoffpauir makes a powerful (get it? GET IT?!?!?) case for the last spot on the Cubs bench with a grand slam.
  • Jeff Samardzija doesn’t look any more likely to claim the fifth starter spot after allowing 2 runs, 2 walks, and 3 hits in 2 innings.
  • Mitch Atkins (MITCH!) fares slightly better, giving up just 1 run on 3 hits in 2 innings.