Highlights and stuff from a televised Cubs spring training game

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The game is over now, and the Chicago Cubs didn’t win, but it’s still spring training and there are always positives to be had.

Except for a sure hit that he may have taken a less-than-ideal route on, Kris Bryant looked good in left field, backing up a play on an overthrow to third base and initiating a double play when Joey Giavotella inexplicably took off from second base before the batter even took a swing.  


The defense on the whole was pretty good:


And a video:

Doubling up Mike Trout is a pretty big deal especially on that kind of ball in play. Glad Javier Baez didn’t break. There were homers too! Here’s Mike Olt:

And here’s pinch-hitter extraordinaire, Travis Wood:

They should just have Wood be the DH 😛

By the way, sorry about the unintended clickbait earlier, but that was pretty funny.

 

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Rice Cube is the executive vice president of snark at World Series Dreaming. He loves all things Cubs, with notable exceptions (specifically, the part of Cubs fandom that pisses him off). Follow on Twitter at cubicsnarkonia

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