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Pignatiello Looks to Build on Strong Start

Carmen Pignatiello (InsideTheIvy.com/Pam Davis)

Cubs manager Lou Piniella has said that he's content with carrying only one left-handed reliever if no one impresses him enough.

Piniella and the Cubs figure to have one lefty reliever locked into the 25-man opening day roster in Scott Eyre. Hoping to join Eyre is Carmen Pignatiello. Through five Cactus League games, Pignatiello has tossed 4.1 scoreless innings. He has allowed two hits to 13 batters for a .154 average against. Those are hard numbers for any manager to ignore – least of all Piniella, who doesn't seem...

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