Mesa, AZ (Sports Network) - Edwin Jackson tossed two scoreless innings in his
Cubs debut as Chicago delivered a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies in a
spring training encounter.
Jackson, signed to a four-year contract by the Cubs in December, yielded just
two hits and needed just eight pitches to get through his start.
Dave Sappelt paced Chicago offensively by going 2-for-2 with a solo home run
and scoring twice, while Christian Villaneva also homered in the win.
Rockies starter Jhoulys Chacin was sharp as well, retiring all six batters he
faced and registering one strikeout in his stint.
Carlos Gonzalez finished 2-for-2 with a run scored for Colorado, with Ben
Paulsen registering an RBI single in the loss.
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