Javier Baez and Justin Ruggiano each had two hits but the Cubs suffered a 5-3 loss to the Royals yesterday in Mesa. Edwin Jackson surrendered a run on three hits in two innings to start the game. The Cubs face the Brewers today in Maryvale.
>>Cubs' Castro Leaves Game With Hamstring Strain
(Mesa, AZ) -- Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro left yesterday's game after the first inning with a mild hamstring strain. He was hurt sliding into second base on a steal attempt. Castro had treatment but says he should be alright after a few days off.