LOS ANGELES – Zack Greinke walked off the mound to a loud standing ovation on Monday night at Dodger Stadium.
Dale Sveum wanted to boost Starlin Castro’s confidence and “get his so-called swagger back.” The Cubs manager didn’t want Anthony Rizzo to feel the pressure of being “The Guy.”
The Cubs began auditioning Jake Arrieta on Friday for a potential role in their 2014 starting rotation. Judging by his performance, Arrieta is ready for the part.
Cubs’ manager Dale Sveum hasn’t spent much time learning about Major League Baseball’s proposed expansion to instant replays.