Extra bases

The Cubs' bunting tournament got under way in earnest on Monday, and bullpen catcher Andy Lane upset outfielder Dave Sappelt in first-round action.

The 64-player field has pitchers in one bracket and position players in another. Lane and video staffer Nate Halm, who beat front office and clubhouse staffers to secure the 64th spot, are the only non-roster personnel. Halm also advanced with a win over Rule 5 Draft pick Hector Rondon.

Outfielder David DeJesus won last year's inaugural tournament. He will face top prospect Jorge Soler in the first round.