PHOENIX — The Cubs will need a fifth starter to replace Jake Arrieta in April.
MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs have long-term, big-picture questions about the left side of their infield. They could have options with Javier Baez and Kris Bryant.
MESA, Ariz. – Mike Olt has answered all the health questions without getting defensive. He has projected I-belong-in-the-big-leagues confidence without sounding entitled.
MESA, Ariz. – Starlin Castro summed up the experience for an injured player in spring training: “It sucks to be doing this. I’d rather be playing.”