Cubs open ’13 in Steel City

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The Cubs start their season on the road today, taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Pitcher Jeff Samardzija opens for the Cubs.

This is the second season for manager Dale Sveum.

Despite suffering more than a hundred losses last year, he’s optimistic.

His pitching lineup is better this year and the Cubs have brought in extra hitting coaches.

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  • Dick Sobotta

    Sveum is one of the most gutless managers the Cubs have ever had. Why he even brought Marmol into the game is beyond comprehension. An awful waste of a great performance by Samardzija. And to top it off, Len and DJ have the audacity to brag about Marmol's "great stuff".