GOODYEAR, Ariz. – The Cubs tried to spin it as a positive development: Scott Baker’s season isn’t already over.
TUCSON, Ariz. – One through 12, the Cubs thought their pitching staff could be a strength, an X-factor if they are going to surprise people in another season of low expectations.
MESA, Ariz. – The cram session is over.
PEORIA, Ariz. – Maybe Matt Garza has finally learned how to slow down. This time the hyperactive Cubs pitcher isn’t rushing to get back on the mound.