ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks followed another difficult first inning with one crisp finish.
Hendricks retired his last 17 batters, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St...
Combined projected WAR: 27.5Top five everyday players:-3B Kris Bryant (5.6 WAR)-1B Anthony Rizzo (4.6)-SS Addison Russell (3.5)-RF Jason Heyward (2.9)-UT Ben Zobrist (2.6)Who else but the champs? Including Willson Contreras (2.5 WAR) and Kyle Schwarber (2.5), the Cubs have seven players pegged for 2.5 WAR 2017 seasons or better.
CHICAGO - The words were spoken over and over again this morning, maybe more than the names of Kris Bryant or Ben Zobrist or any of the Cubs players.
Life-long fans from Chicago, from the suburbs, from all over the nation really, are crowding into the city today to celebrate a party 108 years in the making.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner was roughed up in his exhibition debut, and Marcus Semien hit a pair of home runs as the Oakland Athletics opened their new spring training home by beating the champion San Francisco Giants 9-4 Tuesday.