Szczur Hits One Into the Parking Lot (VIDEO)

Oh, I see you Matt Szczur, that was a big boy homer right there.  Matt Szczur is making a lot of noise in camp, today might have been the exclamation point as he destroyed a Derek Holland 1-1 offering into the parking lot.  This kid has a place on the opening night roster in my opinion.

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The Cubs Scored Eight Times in the Ninth Today (VIDEO)

Hey boys, save some for Sunday, eh?  The Cubs smacked around the Rangers in the ninth today to the tune of eight runs, turning a 9-7 deficit into a 15-10 victory.

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Baez / Russell / Bryant – All Sent Down

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The Cubs made it official today, Javier Baez, Addison Russell, and Kris Bryant have all been sent down.  Technically Baez has been assigned to Iowa, Bryant and Russell have been assigned to minor league camp.  Not surprised by the moves except for Baez being sent to Iowa, I really thought he would break camp with the team given his skill set but obviously the Cubs want him to work on a few things in the batters box.  The Cubs have said all along that Bryant would not break camp with them, and I’m glad they stuck to THEIR plan, and not anyone else’s.  Six days until real baseball.

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Video Highlights From Today’s Cubs Win

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It’s been a productive couple days for the Cubs lineup, yesterday they scored 14 runs, and they added seven more to their spring total today.  Once again the long ball played a large role in the victory as Miguel Montero, Junior Lake, and Matt Szczur all had a dinger.  Edwin Jackson turned in a good outing, and the Cubs defense threw the ball around the field with a purpose, things are coming together nicely.

Miguel Montero Dinger

Cubs Gun Down Gordon

Baez With a Solid Throw

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Mike Olt Smashes a Baseball (VIDEO)

The Cubs aren’t doing so well tonight, but there has been a few bright spots.  One of them is this Mike Olt blast, Olt has been impressive so far this spring as he has his sights set on an opening day roster spot.

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