Cubs News and Notes: Highlights of Cubs-Giants, Cubs PA announcer says goodbye, more


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Rizzo and La Stella reunited (Rick Scuteri - USA Today Sports)
Rizzo and La Stella reunited (Rick Scuteri - USA Today Sports)

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 to all the Cubs notes!

Unfortunately for fans of the Cubs and Giants, Wednesday's game was not televised.

However, we do have a few highlights and pics of the action in the Cubs 7-6 loss.

Cubs pitcher Alex Mills gave up a run in the first inning but settled down after that:

Cubs outfielder Rafael Ortega stays hot with an RBI single after his walk-off slammy yesterday:

Alec Mills has quietly had a good start to spring only allowing his one run in two short starts:

All the doom and gloom by Cubs fans this offseason about the pitching but the starters are performing well giving up only three runs total so far:

Catcher P.J. Higgins who is battling for a backup catcher spot homered today:

Young Cubs reliever Manny Rodriguez is throwing some gas this spring:

Alfonso Rivas was impressive today with a two-run double:

Unfortunately for the Northsiders, the Cubs lost 8-7 today:

ICYMI: Eric Sogard got a RBI single in his first Cubs at-bat this spring on Tuesday:

Former Cubs starter Jon Lester shared that he was tired at times last season because of a thyroid issue that he recently had surgery on:

Cubs announcer Andrew Belleson is walking away from Wrigley Field and going to pursue his dream of being a sports broadcaster:

Newcomer Trevor Williams should be an X-factor coming up this season for the Cubs:

Wrigley Field is ready for fans --- well 20 percent of capacity. Enter here to win a chance to buy tickets during the presale:

Retro pic of Orval Overall who has one of the best baseball names of all-time:

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