Cubs Defeat Dodgers 5-3 In Spring Opener For Each Team

Posted on 26 February 2009 by Lou


The Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st spring training game for both teams.  Micah Hoffpauir slugged a 5th inning grand slam to put the Cubs ahead for good.  Alfonso Soriano walked and singled in his first 2 at-bats.  On the mound, after retiring the side in order in the 1st inning, Jeff Samardzija struggled through the 2nd inning – 2 earned runs, 3 hits and 2 walks.

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