GLENDALE, Ariz. -- He isn’t quite yet where he wants to be but David Robertson has improved.
MESA, Ariz. — Kris Bryant, Jorge Soler, Addison Russell & Co. are the talk of spring training here at Sloan Park, but they’re not exactly loud presences in the Cubs clubhouse.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Jose Quintana wants to pitch Opening Day but he won’t throw a tantrum if the honor goes to Jeff Samardzija.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- He likely has another live batting practice to go, but Jesse Crain is close to game action and feeling it.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Jason Hammel had a positive spin on his sub-optimal start Thursday against the Angels that went beyond the usual “it’s just spring, I’m getting my work in” line.