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03/05/2021 9:57pm
Javier Baez (ChN) rotowire.com
Baez was diagnosed with a forearm contusion after getting hit by a pitch Friday against Cleveland, Russell Dorsey of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
03/05/2021 9:25pm
Javier Baez (ChN) rotowire.com
Baez left Friday's game against Cleveland after getting hit in the wrist by a pitch, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
03/05/2021 5:43pm
Jake Marisnick (ChN) rotowire.com
Marisnick is dealing with a calf strain and is expected to test it in baserunning drills Friday, Bruce Levine of 670TheScore.com reports.
03/05/2021 3:33am
Craig Kimbrel (ChN) rotowire.com
Kimbrel will likely make his Cactus League debut Friday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
03/05/2021 3:25am
Jake Arrieta (ChN) rotowire.com
Arrieta faced live batters Tuesday and threw a bullpen session Thursday, but he's yet to appear in a Cactus League game, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
03/05/2021 3:16am
Kris Bryant (ChN) rotowire.com
Bryant will primarily play third base this season but will also get some time in the outfield, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
03/05/2021 2:26am
Trevor Williams (ChN) rotowire.com
Williams has been working on his slider grip during spring training, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
03/04/2021 11:37pm
Brailyn Marquez (ChN) rotowire.com
Marquez has yet to throw off a mound this spring, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
03/04/2021 8:54pm
Rowan Wick (ChN) rotowire.com
Manager David Ross said Thursday that Wick (ribs) played catch within the past few days and felt good afterward, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
03/04/2021 1:16am
Anthony Rizzo (ChN) rotowire.com
Rizzo went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Mariners.
03/04/2021 1:10am
Zach Davies (ChN) rotowire.com
Davies pitched two scoreless innings in Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Mariners. He walked one and struck out two.
03/04/2021 1:06am
Joc Pederson (ChN) rotowire.com
Pederson went 1-for-2 with a walk and a two-run home run in Wednesday's Cactus League game against the Mariners.
03/03/2021 8:18pm
Pedro Strop (ChN) rotowire.com
Strop lost 20 pounds during the offseason and is fully healthy to begin spring training, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.
03/03/2021 3:19pm
Eric Sogard (ChN) rotowire.com
Sogard signed a minor-league contract with the Cubs on Wednesday, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
03/03/2021 1:21am
Nico Hoerner (ChN) rotowire.com
Hoerner made his Cactus League debut Tuesday and went 2-for-3 with a double in a 3-2 win over the Royals.
03/02/2021 6:33pm
Robert Stock (ChN) rotowire.com
Stock cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday, Maddie Lee of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
03/02/2021 6:11pm
Duane Underwood Jr. (ChN) rotowire.com
Underwood was designated for assignment by the Cubs on Tuesday, Maddie Lee of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
03/02/2021 2:24am
Shelby Miller (ChN) rotowire.com
Miller worked around two hits to pitch a scoreless inning in Monday's Cactus League game against the Padres. He struck out one.
03/02/2021 2:18am
Kyle Hendricks (ChN) rotowire.com
Hendricks tossed two scoreless innings in Monday's Cactus League game against the Padres. He allowed a hit and a walk, while striking out two.
03/02/2021 2:11am
Ian Happ (ChN) rotowire.com
Manager David Ross confirmed that Happ will be his leadoff hitter this season, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
02/28/2021 7:11pm
Kyle Ryan (ChN) rotowire.com
The Cubs activated Ryan from the COVID-19 injured list Sunday, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.
02/28/2021 7:06pm
Robert Stock (ChN) rotowire.com
The Cubs designated Stock for assignment Sunday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
02/28/2021 6:49pm
Willson Contreras (ChN) rotowire.com
Contreras, who is under team control through the 2022 season, said he is open to a contract extension during spring training, Patrick Mooney of The Athletic reports.
02/27/2021 10:21pm
Javier Baez (ChN) rotowire.com
Baez, who could become a free agent after the 2021 season, said he is open to a contract extension during spring training, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
02/27/2021 10:11pm
Joc Pederson (ChN) rotowire.com
Pederson said he is eager to take on an everyday role with the Cubs and face more left-handed pitching, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.