Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 10/21/14
MESA, Ariz. The situations third baseman IanStewart and first baseman Bryan LaHair face with the Chicago Cubs are quitedifferent, yet very much the same. Stewart came to the Cubs from Colorado in an offseason trade with the chance torejuvenate his career. Meanwhile, the 29-year-old LaHair gets his first trueshot in the big leagues this season. The Cubs are counting on both to make goodon their opportunities. "We need those two guys to hit," first-year manager Dale Sveum said."There's no question, with our lineup, those two big lefties have to hit.We're going to struggle scoring runs if they don't hit." Once the Rockies' top prospect after being picked 10th overall in the 2003draft, Stewart has battled minor injuries and slumps since hitting 25 home runsin 2009 and 18 in 2010. He spent just 48 games in the majors last season, whileplaying 45 games at Triple-A Colorado Springs. A season after driving in 61runs, he drove in just six while hitting...

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