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The best of Kizer at Gruden's QB Camp (3:17)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Joe Maddon discuss the progress of Jason Heyward this spring.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs option Eddie Butler, Rob Zastryzny to Triple-A. Ian Happ, John Andreoli and Taylor Davis assigned to minor league camp. The Cubs roster is 31 now. Happ, in particular, had a great spring training.

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18dJoe Peta

Predicting Cubs' 2017 record

Joe Peta thinks the Chicago Cubs, with a World Series title in hand, cruise through the regular season a bit and may not reach their Vegas win total of 95.5.

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Kizer shows awareness and commands the huddle (2:32)
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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Wade Davis discuss his spring. He says his stuff is fine and he just needs to "lock in" over the coming days. His spring ERA is over 16.00.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

What you eat in Vegas doesn't always stay down in Vegas. Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks flew back this morning after a late Saturday night visit to Taco Bell didn't sit well with him. He gets the irony of being in a city with so many 5 star restaurants and getting fast food poisoning: "I felt awful."

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Addison Russell and Ben Zobrist remain out with minor injuries. Today's quote on the lineup card comes from the esteemed philosopher, Anthony Rizzo.

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6hDan Szymborski, Special to ESPN.com

Should MLB's bad clubs just tank?

As the 2013 Astros proved, tearing things down can lead to a faster turnaround on and off the field for losing teams. The White Sox have begun putting that notion to the test and should continue to do so.

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Pressure brings out the best in DeShone Kizer (2:32)
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Rondo, Butler shine in Bulls' win over the Bucks (0:48)

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Though hitting .152 this spring Jason Heyward has done some good things late in camp including a 3 walk day on Sunday after hitting his second home run of the month on Saturday. From the start Heyward committed himself to swinging at strikes no matter what kind of frustration came with his batting average. A higher walk total this season would be a step in the right direction for Heyward.

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Butler's got buckets (0:25)

Nick Friedell ESPN Staff Writer 

Much needed win for Bulls. After losing to Philly at home on Friday they respond with a win over a Bucks team that has dominated them all year. Jimmy Butler finishes with a career high 14 assists. Bulls played one of their best 2nd halves in a while.

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Rondo goes it alone in driving layup (0:15)