Spring Training Set To Get Underway


Published on February 10 2014 6:24 am
Last Updated on February 10 2014 6:24 am
Written by Millie Lange

Cubs And Samardzija Avoid Arbitration

(Chicago, IL) -- The Cubs and Jeff Samardzija won’t be headed to the court room. The two parties avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.345-million deal. He went 8-13 with a 4.34 ERA last season.

Cardinals Report Wednesday

(Jupiter, FL) -- The St. Louis Cardinals are just a few days away from landing in Florida for spring training. Pitchers and catchers are due to report in Jupiter on Wednesday with the full squad joining them on Monday, the 17th. The first exhibition game is the last day of the month against Miami.

Haren Throws Bullpen Session

(Glendale, AZ) -- New Dodgers starter Dan Haren threw his first bullpen session of the spring Sunday during the opening workout day for pitchers and catchers in Glendale, Arizona. Los Angeles along with the Diamondbacks opened spring training early because of their early regular season games on March 22-23 in Australia. LA added to its pitching depth agreeing to a one-year contract with Paul Maholm earlier in the weekend.