With Chicago Cubs spring training set to begin Feb. 14 in Mesa, Ariz., we’re taking an early look around the diamond.
The “breakout year” candidates: Junior Lake, Ryan Sweeney, Justin Ruggiano, Mike Olt, Javier Baez, Jake Arrieta, Pedro Strop, Justin Grimm
Our pick: Arrieta
Analysis: All eyes will be on Lake when the Cubs break camp in April and then Baez if he makes it to the majors later this year, but Arrieta might be the guy that impresses the most. …Read the Rest