Former Cubs awaiting Eloy Jimenez strike a splash two-run homer in a tip of a eighth off Cory Mazzoni, though Cael Brockmeyer strike a solo home run in a bottom of a ninth that enabled a Cubs to forge a 4-4 tie with a White Sox before 15,508 during damp Sloan Park.
Victor Caratini ripped a Lucas Giolito curveball onto a right-field berm in a third. Kyle Hendricks altered speeds effectively, as evidenced by his dual strikeout pitches opposite Yoan Moncada that didn’t surpass 80 mph.
The Cubs trafficked to Glendale to play a Dodgers in a split-squad diversion during 8:05 p.m. Saturday.
At a plate: The hearing continues for Jason Heyward, who missed attack a double nearby a right-field dilemma by a few inches in a initial before distinguished out on a 79-mph bend from Giolito. Heyward struck out in his subsequent at-bat on an 81-mph representation in a third. Kyle Schwarber attempted to kick a change though missed on a bunt try on a 1-1 count in a second.
On a mound: Carl Edwards Jr., creation his fourth appearance, prompted Welington Castillo to belligerent meekly to initial bottom and struck out Yolmer Sanchez during a ideal sixth. Edwards has struck out 5 while walking nothing in 4 innings.
In a field: Second baseman Tommy La Stella ranged distant to his right and done an accurate, off-balance chuck to retire Adam Engel for a initial out of a third. The Cubs indispensable dual additional throws to spike Avisail Garcia in a outline between second and third base.
On a bases: The Cubs are famous some-more for their power, though they have shown their aggressiveness on a bottom paths. Ryan Court stole second with one out in a third, afterwards teamed with Kris Bryantfor a double steal.
Key number: 5 — Split-squad games scheduled for a Cubs this spring.