Jake Arrieta believes he could throw off a mound as early as next week if his right shoulder responses well to Saturday's throwing session.
CSN Chicago "The breakthrough season the Cubs hoped to see from Jake Arrieta is already off to a slow start. During Thursday’s welcome-to-camp news conference, general manager Jed Hoyer revealed Arrieta felt right shoulder tightness when he started throwing this winter, a setback that makes him doubtful for..." February 14
Chicago Tribune "The only thing manager Dale Sveum hoped to change Wednesday in the Chicago Cubs' home finale was a win over Pittsburgh. “I’m not going to do anything different than we have in the two years or past managing" said Sveum whose future remains in question. "I'm just going to do what I do. The..." September 26
Chicago Sun-Times "Carlos Villanueva is quick to say he’ll have no complaints next season if he’s popping champagne in the clubhouse as a member of the Cubs bullpen. It would mean Villanueva had done his part paving the way for his rotation replacement Jake Arrieta. ‘‘I saw him pitch in Baltimore and here and..." August 17
Chicago Sun-Times "They pulled the plug on the 2013 season July 2 with the first of five significant trades last month. And on Wednesday with little fanfare the Cubs started the clock on 2014. Perhaps just in time for a long-listing lineup that doesn’t look like it has enough strength left to stay upright for..." August 15
Hardball Talk "Trading season is officially upon us, as Keith Law of ESPN.com reports that the Cubs have traded right-hander Scott Feldman and catcher Steve Clevenger to the Orioles for right-hander Pedro Strop, right-hander Jake Arrieta, and about $400,000 in international signing bonus slot amount. It’s..." July 02
Arrieta 30 fastballs in bullpen session with Norfolk. No discomfort in shoulder. Will be reevaulated tomorrow
Baltimore Sun "Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta made a huge push toward solidifying his case for the team’s fifth starter spot on Thursday night, tossing six shutout innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates -- his third straight scoreless Grapefruit League outing -- at Ed Smith Stadium. Arrieta hasn’t allowed..." March 21