Logan Watkins had three hits and scored twice, leading the EXST Cubs to an 8-3 victory over the EXST Angels in a pre-planned ten-inning Extended Spring Training game at Fitch Park Field #3 this morning in hot & sunny Mesa, AZ.
CUBSTER: The two biggest issues with JCP are the lack of a decent third pitch and inconsistent command from outing-to-outing. He throws a 94-95 MPH fastball that touches 96-97 and a hard slider, and (to me) he's another Pedro Strop, a future MLB set-up man, or possibly even a closer if he can throw strikes more consistently. I think once he is moved to the bullpen full-time he'll fast-track through the pipeline. I just hope he doesn't spend another year shuttlling back & forth between the starting rotation and the bullpen. I understand t