Cubs 2017 spring training: Reporting dates, schedule, what to watch

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The Cubs’ hold spring training in Mesa, Ariz., as members of the Cactus league. They play at Sloan Park, and tickets are available at its website.

Youth Marshawn Lynch Jersey The 2017 schedule has the Cubs opening the season April 2 in St. Louis against the Cardinals at 8:35 p.m. ESPN will televise the game.

The new look-bullpen is also something to monitor, as Wade Davis dealt with nagging injuries and Koji Uehara turns 42 in April. So they’re re-tooling of the bullpen might work well in the short term, but could come back to bite them later in the season.

Trubisky’s hometown Browns sit at draft positions No. 1 and No. 12 overall. The No. 2 pick is held by the 49ers, who at UNC’s Pro Day were represented by no less than new general manager John Lynch. The Jets, Cardinals and Chiefs are lined up for meetings. The Bears, Texans and Saints also are interested.

But wherever Trubisky goes, and whoever else that team has at QB, it would do right by the youngster to groom him behind a veteran.

Along with his inexperience, Trubisky is the latest prolific, athletic passer to transition from a college shotgun spread to more pro-style pocket duty. Although Trubisky feels he’s ahead of the game on that front, Fedora laid it out as a real challenge.

Kaepernick didn’t seem to care that his actions and political statements would hurt his future earning power in the NFL. If he can accept taking lesser money, he shouldn’t see settling for second in Seattle as a lesser move, but rather a necessary one that can turn into a blessing.

The Seahawks’ job for several seasons was to stop Kaepernick. Don’t be shocked if they’re soon charged with restarting him as their backup.

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