For the Win: The Cubs released Jake Arrieta after he told a reporter to take his mask off during press conference

For the Win: The Cubs released Jake Arrieta after he told a reporter to take his mask off during press conference. “Arrieta had already opened the season with irresponsible anti-vaccine comments, so it wasn’t exactly surprising to see his thoughts on masks fall into the same realm. But when Arrieta chose to mock a reporter over wearing a mask after allowing 8 runs in four innings on Wednesday, it appeared to be the final straw for the Cubs.”

Sports Chicago: How to watch White Sox-Cubs exhibition: Time, TV schedule and streaming info

Sports Chicago: How to watch White Sox-Cubs exhibition: Time, TV schedule and streaming info. “The 2020 MLB season gets a little extra Crosstown this year. Because of the delay to start the season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, MLB teams are preparing to start the season in July when normally the season is eclipsing the midway point. Teams are putting on a mid-summer Spring Training at their home ballparks and will play three exhibition games before beginning the season.”