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Josh Beckett pitched three scoreless innings Friday before having to leave the game with soreness in his right thumb, but the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4.
19 hrs ago | Sporting News
Chicago has a fantastic farm system, which we'll talk about later. It also has a promising young power hitter in Anthony Rizzo , who, despite some noticeable issues last year, improved his BB-rate and isolated power.
As the top prospect in a loaded Chicago Cubs ' minor league system, Javier Baez has obvious talent and a very bright career ahead of him.
The "Bubble Watch" is a term not just reserved for March Madness. As Spring Training is now about halfway complete, players looking to make big-league rosters could also be viewed as on the "bubble."
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 in front of a Cactus League-record 14,840 fans.
Cubs manager Rick Renteria said shortstop prospect Javier Baez is close to appearing in a spring game at second or third base.
The Cubs' recent descent from mediocrity to abject poverty within the National League Central might incite their followers to adopt the slogan, "Wait 'till next decade."
After being dominated for the first half of this afternoon contest, the Cubbies played comeback, getting RBIs from Emilio Bonifacio and a game winning error in the seventh to win their fourth straight.
Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball's 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season.
When Theo Epstein took over Baseball Operations for the Cubs in 2011, the organization was in shambles.
Hitting 37 home runs last year, and that doesn't even include home runs on three consecutive pitches in spring training, tends to put the focus on a prospect like Baez, the 2011 first-round pick for the Chicago Cubs who is all of 21. "Obviously, he's an exciting player, as you guys all have seen," manager Rick Renteria said.
Feb 14, 2014; Mesa, AZ, USA; Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta looks at gloves during camp at Chicago Cubs training facility at Mesa .
Baseball Prospectus published an article recently ranking every team's top 10 players under the age of 25, including both players with major league experience and those still in the minors.
March is here, spring training is in full force, and it's time for the annual Glass Eye MLB preview.