Feb. 28 6:43 PM PT7:43 PM MT8:43 PM CT9:43 PM ET21:43 HE2:43 GMT10:43 CST7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)8:43 PM CT-Rusin, a rotation candidate because right-hander Jake Arrieta is not expected to be ready by opening day, was hit hard. He gave up five hits and four runs in two innings with one walk and two strikeouts. Analisis: Rusin went 2-6 with a 3.93 ERA in 13 games (all starts) with the Cubs in 2013. He had a 2.64 ERA in his fist eight starts and then a 6.55 ERA over his final five starts. He threw 22 1-3 consecutive scoreless innings on the road in one stretch, the longest run for a Cubs left-hander on the road in franchise history.