• Looking ahead, James McDonald will make his first Cactus League start on Friday against the Angels in one of the Cubs' split-squad games. Edwin Jackson will get his second spring start in Mesa against the Indians. McDonald gave up six runs on three hits against the Angels in his first outing last Friday.
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