Scouting Report NL Rankings
Basic Team Opponents
R/GM 5.02 (5th) 4.43 (4th)
AVG .252 (8th) .251 (11th)
OBP .331 (4th) .323 (10th)
SLG .452 (4th) .415 (5th)
Advanced
BB% 9.4% (4th) 8.6% (7th)
K% 23.6% (11th) 23.3% (7th)
ISO .200 (2nd) .164 (4th)
BABIP .297 (7th) .302 (10th)
Style
FB/AB 0.23 (11th) 0.22 (14th)
GB/AB 0.34 (4th) 0.35 (2nd)
SBA 69 (14th) 116 (4th)
Sac Bunts 30 (11th) 29 (13th)
IBB Issued 16 (15th) 33 (9th)
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Albert Almora Jr.
Shows off new swing
OFChicago Cubs
February 24, 2020
Almora reworked his swing over the offseason, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Craig Kimbrel
Easing into spring routine
PChicago Cubs
February 23, 2020
Kimbrel, who is set for seven to eight Cactus League appearances, won't appear in an official spring training game for a while as he works on the side, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Robel Garcia
Likely to start at Triple-A
2BChicago Cubs
February 23, 2020
Garcia is battling for a reserve spot in spring training but is likely to begin the year with Triple-A Iowa, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Kyle Schwarber
Unlikely to catch much
OFChicago Cubs
February 23, 2020
Schwarber is likely to remain the Cubs' emergency catcher this year but not get regular playing time there, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Victor Caratini
Goes deep in spring debut
CChicago Cubs
February 23, 2020
Caratini went 2-for-2 with a solo home run and a double in Sunday's 4-2 Cactus League loss to the Dodgers.
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Jose Quintana
Dealing with illness
PChicago Cubs
Illness
February 23, 2020
Quintana didn't throw live batting practice Sunday due to an illness, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
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Brandon Morrow
Dealing with chest setback
PChicago Cubs  AAA
Elbow
February 22, 2020
Morrow (elbow) is battling an upper right chest muscle strain and won't throw for at least a few days, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
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Jason Kipnis
In lineup to begin spring
2BChicago Cubs  NRI
February 22, 2020
Kipnis (hand) is in the starting lineup for the Cubs' spring opener against the Athletics on Saturday.
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Javier Baez
No lingering thumb issues
SSChicago Cubs
February 20, 2020
Manager David Ross said there are no lingering issues with Baez's thumb, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports. "He's told me no. I've asked him that. I asked him that a while back with the training in the offseason, and I haven't heard anything from our training staff on that subject. So as far as I know, he's 100 percent."
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Tyler Chatwood
Spring debut set for Sunday
PChicago Cubs
February 20, 2020
Chatwood (shoulder) is scheduled to start Sunday's Cactus League game against the Dodgers, Jesse Rogers of ESPN.com reports.
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