SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Sammy Sosa views himself as The Prodigal Son who will someday return to Wrigley Field. Barry Bonds might have provided the roadmap.
MESA, Ariz. – Behind Edwin Jackson, the Cubs had their coming attractions, a left side of the infield featuring Kris Bryant and Javier Baez.
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.
MESA, Ariz. – Theodore Roosevelt Lilly III is back.