Last season took a little longer for Bruce Bochy to get over. Same goes for many of his San Francisco players. An even year ended with the Giants short-handed this time, unable to get past the eventual champion Chicago Cubs in the NL Division Series.
With the 2017 opener one week away, the Chicago Cubs hope to field their regular starting lineup soon as a tuneup. That would include second baseman Ben Zobrist, who hasn't played since March 19 because of neck stiffness. Zobrist remained in Mesa to get treatment, as the rest of the Cubs' split-squad
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