Cubs 6, Mariners 2: Tuning up


The Cubs sent only one player to Peoria Wednesday evening who will be an everyday starter Anthony Rizzo Josue Huma Jersey. Teams are supposed to send four egulars?to away games, but that been loosely enforced in recent years.Eric Sogard is making his case for being at least a platoon starter at second base this year. Sogard went 2-for-3 and drove in a pair and the Cubs defeated the Mariners 6-2. Sogard is hitting with a home run this spring.The Mariners took a 1-0 lead off Zach Davies in the second inning on a solo homer by Taylor Trammell.In the fourth, the Cubs got to work. Cameron Maybin, leading off the inning, homered .Your browser does not support HTML5 video.Maybin been looking pretty good this spring, and he, along with Sogard, are likely additions to the 40-man roster and the Opening Day 26-man roster. Anyway, Nico Hoerner followed Maybin homer with a triple, his second in as many games, and Mariners starter Justin Dunn walked the bases loaded.Davies struck out.Sogard followed with a two-run single .Your browser does not support HTML5 video.The next hitter, David Bote, reached on a throwing error, with Sogard scoring the fourth run of the inning.Jake Marisnick made it 5-1 with a solo shot leading off the fifth Narciso Crook Jersey.Your browser does not support HTML5 video.Spring training, small sample size, etc. but Marisnick has been very impressive so far and looks like an upgrade over Albert Almora Jr.Jake Marisnick belts his 4th homer of the spring .Ross, pregame: "He's looked really good. He's hit, really, some massive home runs. And he's had great at-bats, I thought, every time out. He's hit the ball hard a lot. It's been impressive."
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