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Cashner has sights set on big leagues

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Top Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Andrew Cashner is hoping to pitch in the big leagues some time this season. First, he is hoping a small shift on the mound will make a big difference as he prepares to start the season in Double-A.

If you watched Andrew Cashner any time in the two seasons after he was drafted by the Cubs with their first-round pick in 2008, you'd have noticed that as he stood on the mound, his body was aligned more toward the first-base side of the field. But on the advice of pitching coach Dennis Lewallyn this spring, Cashner is shifting more toward the third base side. That slight change is aimed at... Recommended Stories

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