Cubs News and Notes: Highlights of win over Royals, Rizzo Mic'd up, Arrieta vs. Baez, more
|Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 5:34 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.
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Highlights from the Cubs 3-2 win over the Royals as the Northsiders are now 2-0 during the spring season:
Nico Hoerner with a two-strike double in the first inning:
Nico bangs a double pic.twitter.com/a3dzxi4eKh— Aldo Soto (@AldoSoto21) March 2, 2021
Rafael Ortega had a three-run triple which was the difference in the ballgame:
Triple the fun! pic.twitter.com/GXmDK4oIRW— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 2, 2021
The Cubs won 1-0 against the Padres yesterday:
Cactus League action! ?? ?? pic.twitter.com/tq51nfAOuo— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) March 2, 2021
If you missed the Cubs action for the first game, you are not alone as it wasn't televised.
Here is a recap and a few takeaways:
Anthony Rizzo proclaimed his legit speed on the basepaths and his grilling skills regarding chicken in the following video:
You can literally hear Tony's two chains in this latest mic'd up! pic.twitter.com/ipzMCgc4Dm— Marquee Sports Network (@WatchMarquee) March 2, 2021
The Cubs had some fun during yesterday's workout by having a quick golf contest:
It's nice to have Cubs baseball back again for several months:
Some workout video of Jake Arrieta pitching to Joc Pederson on Tuesday before the game:
Arrieta, Pederson pic.twitter.com/NnFYuSCLZN— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) March 2, 2021
Arrieta also threw to Javy Baez from the batting group:
Arrieta, Baez pic.twitter.com/1j5DfYJs4y— Gordon Wittenmyer (@GDubCub) March 2, 2021
Newcomer Shelby Miller talks about his reasoning on signing with the Cubs:
Pretty cool flashback photo of former Cubs catcher Randy Hundley:
A pioneer: Randy Hundley @cubs introduced the one-handed catching style. Few catchers were as durable the popular Hundley, who led the NL in games caught 4 straight yrs (1966-69), inc 160 in '68. His @sabr bio https://t.co/hcDcF21iQo pic.twitter.com/KUW3rfZ8WY— SABR BioProject (@SABRbioproject) March 2, 2021