GOODYEAR, Ariz. – The Cubs have one obvious candidate to start Opening Day in Jeff Samardzija, the longest-tenured guy on the team and a 200-innings/200-strikeouts force.
MESA, Ariz. – It only seems like it’s all Javier Baez all the time at Cubs Park.
The new Cubs Park in Mesa has been the talk of spring training.
Gordon Beckham knows that this season could be his last on the South Side.
MESA, Ariz. – This has been a different spring for Jeff Samardzija. He’s a clubhouse elder statesman now, the media’s go-to guy and a trade-rumors magnet.