Why the Cubs Tied
Isn’t spring training a blast? There won’t be any ties starting Thursday.
Stats That Matter
- Kyle Hendricks was a bit shaky early but locked in after an Austin Slater homer: 4.1 IP, 3 R, 5 H, 4 K, and 0 BB. His next outing is Opening Day at Wrigley.
- Pederson continues to rake this spring after hitting his seventh home run. He’s slashing an impressive .366/.426/.951 in Cactus League play.
- Pedro Strop looked very sharp in one inning of work.
Pederson looks great, Hendricks is ready to go, and there are only six days until the games actually count.
The Cubs head to Goodyear on Saturday to take on the Reds at 8:05pm CT. The game can be heard via the Reds radio network through MLB TV.