DENVER – This is exactly how the Cubs pictured Dexter Fowler as they designed their blueprints this offseason, creating a sense of momentum from the leadoff spot and flying around the bases.
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MESA, Ariz. – The Cubs are just about ready to get out of here and head back to the Wrigley Field construction zone.
SURPRISE, Ariz. – Edwin Jackson stood in the middle of the clubhouse wearing a navy blue T-shirt that spelled out SPIRITUAL GANGSTER in red letters.
MESA, Ariz. — Jeff Samardzija sized up his old team with another classic one-liner: “I think we’re seeing a little feast or famine out of the Cubbies this year.”