MESA, Ariz. (AP) – NL Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta struck out four in two perfect innings of his spring debut as the Chicago Cubs lost to the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Wednesday.
Arrieta registered 96 mph on the stadium scoreboard radar gun with his fastball.
Corey Kluber, who won the AL Cy Young in 2014, pitched three scoreless innings for the Indians. He gave up two singles in the second and later walked Dan Vogelbach to fill the bases with two out before retiring Juan Perez on a groundout.
Kluber struck out four.
Yan Gomes and Giovanny Urshela homered for the Indians.
Jose Candelario and John Andreoli homered for the Cubs.
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