A former No. 1 draft pick of the Marlins, Chris Volstad hopes to earn a spot in the Cubs starting rotation.
At 6-foot-8, Chris Volstad is an imposing presence on the mound who relies on a sinker to get ground-ball outs.
Pitcher Chris Volstad goes through some fielding drills in Mesa, Ariz., as he prepares for his first season with the Cubs.
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Anytime a player is traded, it represents a big change in his life. For Cubs pitcher Chris Volstad, it's even more so, as this lifelong Florida resident and former member of the Miami Marlins comes to the "dry heat" of Arizona for his first lengthy stay.