Willson Contreras is likely best suited to hit fourth for the Cubs behind Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.
In his second full spring training working with Jon Lester, Willson Contreras is drawing high marks from the veteran left-hander, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Willson Contreras went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's Cactus League loss to the Padres.
Willson Contreras (illness) is starting at catcher and batting cleanup for the Cubs' split-squad game against the Padres on Tuesday.
Willson Contreras (illness) said he's feeling better Sunday and expects to return to the Cubs' lineup Tuesday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
The Cubs are hoping that Willson Contreras, who has been sidelined since Tuesday with a fever, is able to catch Yu Darvish on Sunday, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.
Willson Contreras is 5-for-14 through five Cactus League games with a home run and 1.000 OPS.