Spring Training Game #23: Cubs vs. Rockies

In spring training game #23, the Chicago Cubs played the Colorado Rockies.

The Chicago Cubs (9-12) beat the Colorado Rockies (10-9) 10-8.

Boxscore (thanks to MLB.com)

David DeJesus – 1-4 with a 2B
Ian Stewart – 0-4 with a K
Starlin Castro – 1-5 with a 1B, run and K
Brian LaHair – 3-3 with a 2B, 2 1B, 3 runs and a BB
Geovany Soto – 3-3 with 2 HR, 5 rbi and 3 runs
Marlon Byrd – 2-3 with 2 2B and 2 runs
Reed Johnson – 0-3 with a rbi and BB
Darwin Barney – 0-3 with a rbi
Jeff Samardzija – 1-2 with a 1B, run and K
Ty Wright – 0-1 with a rbi
Alfredo Amezaga – 0-1
Steve Clevenger – 1-2 with a 1B
Dave Sappelt – 0-2
Joe Mather – 1-1 with a 2B and run
Jeff Baker – 0-2 with 2 K’s

Jeff Samarzija: Pitched 4 innings … 10 hits, 7 runs, 0 walks and struck out 2
Esmalin Caridad: Pitched 1 inning … 0 hits, 0 runs, 1 walk and struck out 2
Casey Coleman: Pitched 3 innings … 2 hits, 1 run, 0 walks and struck out 2
Manny Corpas: Pitched 1 inning … 0 hits, 0 runs, o walks and struck out 1

Other notes:
**Ryan Dempster was named opening day starter. Matt Garza will get the ball on gave 2. Paul Maholm will be the 5th starter. Jeff Samardzija and Chris Volstad will battle for the 3 and 4 spots.
**The Cubs sent down Brett Jackson, Anthony Rizzo, James Adduci, Adrian Cardenas, Jay Jackson, Bobby Scales, and Michael Brenly.

Tomorrw the Cubs will play the San Diego Padres (split squad) at 3 p.m. central.


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