The Chicago Cubs fell 7-1 to the San Diego Padres on Monday night while their shortstop Starlin Castro returned from a right hamstring strain in a minor league game.
Around the league, the Chicago White Sox and Jose Quintana agreed to a $21 million, five-year contract and the Atlanta Braves released Freddy Garcia only to sign veteran right-hander Aaron Harang.
Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Castro making strides in return from hamstring strain
Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs might find trade partners before Opening Day
ESPN Chicago: Cubs notes: Lake breaks out; roster at 34
CSN Chicago: Who’s in? Who’s out? Cubs look ahead to Opening Day roster
ESPN Dallas/Fort Worth: Jon Daniels: Garza trade could ‘haunt me’
Daily Herald: Miles: Sabermetrics changing baseball’s numbers game
Fox Sports: LHP JOse Quintana gets $21 million, 5-year deal from White Sox
CBS Sports: Braves sign veteran right-hander Aaron Harang
NBC Sports: The Braves cut Freddy Garcia