Cubs fall to Reds 8-5 in Las Vegas
Alec Mills continues to battle for a spot on the Cubs Opening Day roster and his performance on Saturday in Las Vegas against the Reds figures to help his chances. Mills struck out 3 in 3.2 innings in the Cubs’ 8-5 loss to the Reds at Las Vegas Ballpark in split squad action. The Cubs won their first game of the day, 8-5 over Cleveland in Goodyear, Ariz.
Nico Hoerner put the Cubs on the board with a 2-run triple that scored Anthony Rizzo and Ian Happ.
Here’s some more highlights from Saturday:
- Kris Bryant was mic’d up for his return to his hometown of Las Vegas.
- Taylor McGregor caught up with Mike Bryant, Kris Bryant’s father to talk about his son.
- Bullpen coach Chris Young joined Len Kasper and Cole Wright to talk about the bullpen position battles and his playing career.
- Happ caught up with Taylor McGregor after his day was done to talk about his big offseason goal: not letting Anthony Rizzo make him smile.