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Baltimore Sun Feb 18, 2015

Cubs' Jake Arrieta ready to go from get-go

MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta played long toss from a distance of about 160 feet — a sign that he won't be placed on any limits one year after missing the first month of the 2014 season because of shoulder stiffness.

Spring training preview: Pitching

On Day 3 of spring previews, we take a look at what the Chicago Cubs have on the mound this year. Most of the bullpen is returning as it performed well as a group last year while the starting staff has a new ace in Jon Lester. Holdovers: Starters: Jake Arrieta, Kyle Hendricks, Travis Wood, Edwin Jackson, Tsuyoshi Wada, Dallas Beeler, Eric Jokisch, Jacob Turner. Relievers: Felix Doubront, Justin Grimm, Hector Rondon, Pedro Strop, Neil Ramirez, Zac Rosscup, Brian Schlitter, Blake Parker Newcomers: Jon Lester, Jason Hammel (again), Jason Motte, Drake Britton, Jospeh Oritz, Daniel Bard...

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