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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Kyle Schwarber caught 4 innings in a minor league game today.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Albert Almora Jr. left Friday's game against Cleveland with "neck tightness" after diving for a ball in centerfield. He's being evaluated.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs held a team gathering away from the eyes of the media on Friday morning. Players gave a round of applause to Theo Epstein for being named World's Greatest Leader by Fortune magazine while strength coach Tim Buss was attacked with a paint gun.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs manager Joe a Maddon read that Madonna was looking for a new trainer so he asked his video team to put something together for her to watch of strength coach Tim Buss. You can see it on the Cubs twitter account.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell scratched today due to a stiff back.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss his 466 ft home run against Az. in a Cactus League game on Thursday. It's the longest home run hit by a pitcher since ESPN began tracking in 2009.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch new Cubs starter Brett Anderson discuss joining the Cubs championship rotation.

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Predicting Cubs' 2017 record

With a World Series title in hand, Joe Peta thinks the Chicago Cubs cruise through the regular season a bit and may not reach their Vegas win total of 95.5

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Arrieta hits longest HR ever by a pitcher (0:24)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss his day at the plate and mound. He hit a long home run and threw 5 innings giving up 2 first inning runs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Jake Arrieta discuss hitting a home run in his first spring AB on Thursday.

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Rose on Green: "We all respected him"

Pete Rose joins Rob Ellis and Harry Mayes to talk about what Dallas Green meant to their clubhouse and the fond memories he will always have.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss Theo's strengths as a leader.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon react to Theo Epstein being named the World's Greatest Leader by Fortune magazine. Even over the pope.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon, on Theo being named World's Greatest Leader, over the pope and others: "Theo had a better year."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs wanted Hendricks against the Brewers, Lackey against St.Louis and Lester/Anderson split up. Maddon said it can only be done because Hendricks has no ego.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

John Lackey will pitch Game 3 of the season followed by Brett Anderson then Kyle Hendricks. Joe Maddon: It's not a "pecking order re ability."

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs optioned Jake Buchanan, Jeimer Candelario and Alec Mills to Triple-A on Thursday, Perez, Floro and Rollins were re-assigned while pitcher Jim Henderson was released.

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Bryant 'can't believe' Epstein named World's Greatest Leader (0:51)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kyle Hendricks discuss Theo Epstein being named World's Greatest Leader by Fortune magazine. Hendricks was asked if No.1 was a bit too high.

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Watch Kris Bryant react to Theo Epstein being named World's Greatest Leader by Fortune magazine.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.151st
Quality Starts100Tied-1st
WHIP1.111st
BAA.2121st
Runs8083rd
Batting Average.25614th
On Base Percentage.3432nd
Slugging Percentage.42910th

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