Cubs News and Notes: Highlights from Cubs win over Padres, Cubs projections, Harry Caray
|Monday, March 1, 2021, 5:31 PM- -|
Hello, Cubs fans out there! I hope everyone is having a great day.
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!
Baseball is underway! pic.twitter.com/z3J9MB1aHv— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 1, 2021
Here is some of the scrimmage highlights (no TV coverage) of the Cubs 1-0 win over the Padres on Tuesday afternoon:
First AB of the year pic.twitter.com/o3cH5ccRZQ— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) March 1, 2021
Second, third PAs of the year pic.twitter.com/13qi2djbDq— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) March 1, 2021
Nice hussle by Kyle Hendricks to get the double play:
The first hit of the Cactus League season for the Cubs goes to 'El Mago' for this hit up the middle:
Javy Báez rips a single up the middle for the Cubs' first hit of the 2021 Cactus League season. pic.twitter.com/32d5KjJeuu— Tony Andracki (@TonyAndracki23) March 1, 2021
This is how the Cubs scored their winning run during the ballgame:
Cubs play some small ball to get on the board in the 5th inning:— Tony Andracki (@TonyAndracki23) March 1, 2021
-Bote leadoff BB
-I. Miller sac bunt
-Higgins RBI groundout pic.twitter.com/4sU9Uwky71
Rex Brothers gets the save for the Cubs to secure the 1-0 victory:
Final out in Cubs’ 1-0 victory. (WP—Rex Brothers) pic.twitter.com/tWOQYRcKMo— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) March 1, 2021
The 'Professor' was solid in his two innings of work giving up only one hit while striking out two batters:
Rizz took his pooch Kevin to Cubs practice yesterday and it was a bunch of fun by all:
Today is icon Harry Caray's birthday!
Wishing a happy birthday to the legendary Harry Caray!— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 1, 2021
We'll be singing good and loud in your honor today. pic.twitter.com/0DSeCaOSAB
Adbert Alzolay has the same birthday as Mr. Caray:
Happy birthday to me ??????.. thank you GOD for keeping me healthy and strong ... And also @Cubs baseball is back today ladies and gentlemen ????????????????????????????????... #itsdifferentoverhere pic.twitter.com/wuxnqhb9F1— Adbert Alzolay (@adbert29) March 1, 2021
Boog Scambi and Tony Andracki give their latest takeaways from Cubs camp in the following video:
This was some interesting news as ESPN projected that the Cubs will win the NL Central and win around 89 games.
Contreras is not mad about all the trade rumors that floated around this offseason: