The Chicago Cubs released their 2014 Spring Training schedule Monday afternoon which includes, 16 home games at their new spring training facility named Cubs Park. The ballpark will hold that name this year unless the Cubs can sell its naming rights. Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is slated to be among 16 citizens to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday at the White House.
The Cubs did not make any moves in free-agency Monday but there was plenty of action around the league. The Philadelphia Phillies re-signed catcher Carlos Ruiz, the San Francisco Giants signed pitcher Tim Hudson, and closer LaTroy Hawkins signed with the Colorado Rockies.
Chicago Tribune: Cubs open at new spring training facility Feb. 27
Daily Herald: Cubs release spring training schedule
Cubs.com: Hall of Famer Ernie Banks to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
Cubs Den: Spring Schedule announced, Updates on Free Agent Contest, and other Cubs notes
Philadelphia Inquirer: Ruiz agrees to 3-year, $26 million deal with Phillies
San Fransisco Chronicle: Giants, Tim Hudson agree to 2-year deal
Denver Post: LaTroy Hawkins agrees to one-year deal with Rockies
FOX Sports: Keeping stars will cost Nats
CBS Sports: MLB’s worst contracts: pitchers
New York Post: Mets, Jay-Z hold secret meeting about Cano