Jake Arrieta takes the ball as the Cubs kick off a big four-game set in Pittsburgh.
Jon Lester looks for his first end-to-end good start, and the Cubs look for another series win.
The Cubs have to get back on the horse after yesterday’s tough loss.
Kris Bryant slides into the cleanup spot, playing third base. Welington Castillo gets a start, and the Cubs take on James Shields.
Travis Wood will try to get the Cubs a series win.
While late, dramatic, comeback wins are a lot of fun, I’d settle for a good old fashioned Jake Arrieta domination, and the Cubs score enough runs early.
No Billy Hamilton tonight for the Reds against Jon Lester. There go the easy storylines.
The lineup gets shifted all around for Kyle Hendricks’ 2015 debut.
The Cubs are looking for the bats to turn it around, and, historically, Kyle Kendricks has helped in that regard.
The Cubs are stacking the righties against lefty Tyler Matsek, and will hopefully get a boost at Coors Field.
Jake Arrieta makes his season debut, and the Cubs fling a bunch of lefties at Lance Lynn.
The first game of the season, and I’m bursting at the seams. Let’s go.
Cubs prospects take on the Diamondbacks before the season kicks off.
The Cubs’ regulars play tonight to tune up for the opener on Sunday.
Believe it or not, today’s is the final Cactus League game for the Cubs.
Eric Jokisch subs on Jon Lester’s day, and the Cubs field a lineup that looks like a keeper against lefties.
Kyle Hendricks gets the start and the Cubs field a mostly realistic lineup for early in the season.
Edwin Jackson gets another start today, and Kris Bryant heads back to left field.