Sledge hits grand slam in Padres' loss
Left fielder now hitting .400 with three homers, seven RBIs
Cubs 8, Padres 6
at Peoria, Ariz.
Thursday, March 8
The Cubs will send Rich Hill to the mound against the Friars, with Neal Cotts slated to start another split-squad game in Surprise against Texas.
Corey Brock is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.