Cubs News and Notes: Cubs add infielders, Rossy dancing, Pederson homers, Cubs mural, more
|Saturday, February 27, 2021, 12:02 PM- -|
Hello, Cubs fans out there! I hope everyone is having a great Saturday and ready for the upcoming baseball season.
Check out the latest news, photos, and tidbits from spring training with the Cubbies with our latest edition of Cubs News and Notes.
We will try to have this feature several times a week, so everyone gets a summary of what is happening regularly at Cubs camp.
Let's get right all the Cubs notes!
Cubs veteran Jake Arrieta is still mentoring youngster Adbert Alzolay during Cubs camp:
Arrieta threw live BP inside Sloan Park today and Alzolay spent the morning shadowing the veteran SP.— Tony Andracki (@TonyAndracki23) February 26, 2021
Alzolay stood by in the bullpen as Arrieta warmed up, watched live BP and then talked pitching with Arrieta on the field after.
He's trying to soak up all he can. pic.twitter.com/oSZmNFJXIi
The guys seem to be having fun in Cubs camp if these pictures are any indication:
Fun in the sun. ?? pic.twitter.com/Ekje8sV7Gi— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) February 27, 2021
The Cubs added two infielders Chase Strumpf and Andy Weber to spring training as a non-roster invitees:
Cubs veteran pitcher Jake Arrieta driving around in a golfcart:
Cubs manager David Ross is a fun manager when he is not all business on the field:
Newcomer Joc Pederson should surprise Cubs fans with his power this season as he has a similar power profile as former Cub Kyle Schwarber:
Check out some throwback highlights from your favorite Cubs, including Kyle Hendricks, Willson Contreras, Javy Baez, Kris Bryant, and Anthony Rizzo.
Speaking of Rizzo, he was very excited to see veteran outfielder Cameron Maybin back with the Cubs:
More Cubs photo day pictures, this time in black and white:
B&W just hits different. ?? pic.twitter.com/6I3jo6MhZx— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) February 25, 2021
Cubs pitching coach Tommy Hottovy shows off some of his personality as he was mic'd up recently:
Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward was interviewed by Ryan Dempster on 'Off the Mound':
Join us for the last ?@OffTheMound? of the off season! Excited to have ?@Cubs? Jason Heyward stop by the show to talk life, opening day grand slams, the Player’s Alliance and more ! Tonight at 7pm CST on ?@WatchMarquee? ! pic.twitter.com/4Bg1zRG9IX— RyanDempster (@Dempster46) February 26, 2021
If you enjoy podcasts, Check out the latest Chicago Sports HQ Podcast featuring CubsHQ's Dustin Riese and Cole Little:
The Cubs are loaded with potential bullpen pieces for the 2021 season.
Check out our latest article on some of the arms that might make it to start the 2021 regular season.
The Cubs re-signed 2020 MVP vote-getter Ryan Tepera to a MLB according to multiple reports:
Wrigley Field is getting ready for the upcoming 2021 season:
This is pretty amazing artwork. Check out this Cubs mural featuring Javy Baez aka 'El Mago' in this child's bedroom:
So my brother and his wife decided to do something different/special for my little nephew's birthday:— Unique (@DJUnique812) February 26, 2021
They got w/ local artist Adam Long and had this @MLB @cubs @javy23baez #WrigleyField mural painted in his bedroom at their brand new home ... blown away, and I'm a Cards fan pic.twitter.com/NQSFJn2Y59
Anthony Rizzo will be playing in style this year if he wears his new custom cleats featuring his dog Kevin:
Alec Mills, Ian Happ, David Bote, and others spend some time this week as part of 'Random Acts of Cubsness.'
All week long, #Cubs players participated in Random Acts of Cubness, talking with health care workers, @AdvocateKids patients and Cubs RBI baseball & softball players and coaches. #CubTogether pic.twitter.com/gvpZ5CiJG2— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) February 26, 2021