Cubs 4, Rockies 2
Saturday at Sloan Field
On the mound: Left-handed starter Austin Gomber allowed his first two runs of spring as the Cubs touched him for three hits. He struck out four and allowed no walks across 4 1/3 innings. … Right-hander Jordan Sheffield was wild earlier in camp, but the Rule 5 pickup has thrown consecutive 1-2-3 innings, first against the Dodgers and again on Saturday.
At the plate: Shortstop Trevor Story hit his team-leading fourth home run, an opposite-field solo shot in the fourth. … After a slow start, Garrett Hampson is heating up. He was 1-for-2 and is hitting .324 with two doubles. Hampson has made nine starts in center field, three starts at second base and one in left field.
Worth noting: Ryan McMahon, the likely starting second baseman, went 0-for-3 Saturday, with a strikeout. He’s batting .189.
Up next: Rockies (9-9) at Royals (12-6), 2:05 p.m. MDT Sunday, Surprise Stadium
Rockies pitchers: RHP Antonio Senzatela, RHP Robert Stephenson, RHP Dereck Rodríguez, RHP Chad Smith
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