Cubs

David Ross has been labeled as Jon Lester's personal catcher and the numbers show why the Cubs made a nice move in signing the veteran backstop.
Kris Bryant, Addison Russell and Jorge Soler received some high praise from MLB.com columnist Bernie Pleskoff - a former scout - in his latest prospect rankings.
The Cubs have been extremely active on the waiver wire over the last week, claiming a player Tuesday and losing two other players to the Orioles and Brewers.

Team talk

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    A lot of changes in the new CBA will have an impact on the Cubs in the future, not the least of which will be the Cubs' ability to spend big on the MLB draft after spending a franchise-record 12 million last season.
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    Ken Rosenthal tweeted Tuesday the Cubs are willing to deal ace Matt Garza. But will that really happen or is it just a notion worth entertaining for Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein?
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    Carlos Marmol struggled in 2011, blowing 10 saves. This came after signing a three-year, 20 million deal and the Cubs are wondering, can the new management stomach the closer's inconsistency?
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    Marlon Byrd has overcome a bout with a serious disease to become a viable big-league star and blogs about his experience and chance to help out a fan suffering from the same adversity.
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    The Philadelphia Phillies announced their minor league staff appointees on Monday afternoon and its likely with a big sigh of relief that they welcomed Ryne Sandberg back. Hell return to Lehigh Valley for a second season and if he accomplishes half of what he did in this...
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    David Kaplan's baseball sources confirmed to the CSN Cubs personality Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are in the Dominican Republic to meet with Cuban outfield prospect Yoennis Cespedes' adviser.
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    The Chicago Cubs are ready for spring as they released their 2012 spring training schedule beginning March 4 and concluding April 3.

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If the Cubs don't make the playoffs in 2015, it will be:

Team Schedule

Next Games
DateOppTime
3/5vs. Oak (p)TBA
3/5SF (p)12:05 PT1:05 MT2:05 CT3:05 ET15:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)2:05 CT
3/6vs. Cin (p)TBA
3/7Col (p)12:10 PT1:10 MT2:10 CT3:10 ET15:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 1:10 MST3:10 EST3:40 VEN0:10 UAE (+1)2:10 CT
3/8vs. Tex (p)TBA
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Injury Report

Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
9/16A. AlcantaraRight wrist soreness (day-to-day)
9/2S. CastroLeft ankle sprain - out 4-6 weeks (day-to-day)
8/27R. Sweeneyoff 60-day DL
8/26A. RizzoLeft game - lower back tightness (day-to-day)
8/23J. Ruggianooff 60-day DL
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Team Stats

Chicago Cubs Stats
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Batting
PlayerGABRH2B3BHRRBIAVG
Starlin Castro134528581543311465.292
Anthony Rizzo140524891502813278.286
Luis Valbuena149478681193341651.249

Pitching
PitcherWLPctGGSSIPKERA
John Baker101.0001001.000.00
Neil Ramirez33.500500343.2531.44
Eric Jokisch00-41014.1101.88
Pedro Strop24.333650261.0712.21
Hector Rondon44.5006402963.1632.42
Kyle Hendricks72.7781313080.1472.46
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