Chicago Cubs Player News: All Positions

News: Almora (ribs) was able to return to Friday's intrasquad matchup, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Impact: Almora was diagnosed with bruised left ribs after running into the center field wall Friday, but he returned to hit and play the field later in the game after being examined by medical personnel. The team may exercise caution as they monitor the issue over the coming days, but his return to the game signals that he's unlikely to be too limited by the injury.
News: Almora (undisclosed) left Friday's intrasquad matchup early after crashing into the center field wall, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.
Impact: Almora ran into the center field wall when chasing a fly ball Friday and was down on the field for several minutes. However, he was able to leave the field slowly under his own power. The nature and severity of the injury are unclear. Whether the injury will impact his availability for Opening Day remains to be seen.