• Top prospect Javier Baez was named Florida State League Player of the Week after batting .435 with two home runs, three doubles and six RBIs and scored five runs. The infielder is playing for Daytona.
• Outfielder Albert Almora, sidelined at the end of Spring Training with a broken hamate bone (knob of the wrist), began to play in games on Monday in Mesa at the team's facility. Almora, the Cubs' No. 1 pick in last year's First-Year Player Draft and the team'sNo. 2 prospect, has yet to be assigned to a Minor League team.
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