We have our first pitching probable of 2019! Perhaps that’s a bit too much excitement for the Cactus League opener, but I’m just happy to have baseball back in our lives after this offseason. The Cubs announced Wednesday afternoon that Jen-Ho Tseng will get the ball against the Brewers to kick off the spring training slate at Sloan Park.
Jen-Ho Tseng will start Saturday's exhibition opener vs. Milwaukee at Sloan Park. More pitching probables to come later.
— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) February 20, 2019
Tseng has appeared in three games (two starts, one relief appearance) for the Cubs after making his MLB debut during the 2017 season. He’s tossed a total of eight innings to the tune of a 9.00 ERA, though he’s racked up 11 strikeouts in the process. Tseng is looking to bounce back after a rough year in Triple-A Iowa, where he went 2-15, posting a 6.27 ERA in 136.1 innings pitched (26 starts).