Most pundits are now projecting Tanaka signs with either Seattle or Arizona, but if any of the rumors, vis-a-vis the Mariners’ heavy courting of the split-finger master and the idea that perhaps Tanaka already knows where he wants to play, things could end well for the Emerald City.
Jeremy Bonderman left in the fourth inning as the Cubs were building a six-run lead, and home runs by Jason Bay, Raul Ibanez and Kyle Seager weren’t enough to finish the Seattle comeback as Chicago held on for a 7-6 win Sunday.
Something of a ghoulish surprise arrived at the friendly confines today and people are wondering if it was a prank or something else.
Cubs’ starter Jeff Samardzija delivered a solo home run and RBI single — a slightly better line than his pitching performance of allowing four runs and nine hits in six innings.
Down the line, Anthony Rizzo has the potential to be one of the best offensive players in the league.
Seven years removed from the only pitch he ever saw in the majors, Adam Greenberg returned to a major league batter’s box on Tuesday night as a pinch hitter for the Miami Marlins against the New York Mets’ R.A. Dickey.
Veteran right-hander Kevin Millwood made his first start of the spring Thursday in the Mariners’ 10-3 win over the Cubs.