Baseball came back this weekend! Kinda-sorta baseball!
Did you miss any of it, or the news around the Cubs? Catch yourself up here.
Friday, February 24
- Hey, remember when Jon Lester hit a home run last year? No? Well it happened!
- Thinking back on Game Seven in a different way, and also expecting Addison Russell’s breakout.
- The big news on Friday was a surprise extension for Pedro Strop.
- A top ten starting pitchers ranking features two Cubs … ah, but which two of the front three!?
- Javy Baez brought a slick new ride to the park, and got a sweet new tattoo.
- Spring Training Miscellany from Friday, including another World Series rally.
Saturday, February 25
- If you need to refresh yourself on the Spring Training broadcast schedule and plan accordingly, here you go.
- Saturday’s Bullets got excited to see Jason Heyward’s swing, and Albert Almora’s baseball IQ.
- The Cubs played twice on Saturday, splitting their games on a split squad day. All the bits from those games is here.
- The day featured a nice mini-breakout performance from Cubs prospect Charcer Burks.
Sunday, February 26
- The Cubs are currently inclined to use both Mike Montgomery and Brett Anderson in the rotation, assuming everyone’s healthy.
- Javy Baez doesn’t take a break from the killer defensive highlights during Spring Training.
- The Indians got their rematch with the Cubs, and totally dropped the ball by only tying them. Much more in there on the game and the performances.