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• Cubs manager Dale Sveum has recommended to third baseman Josh Vitters and outfielder Tony Campana that they consider playing winter ball.

"The more you play, the better you're going to be," Sveum said Tuesday. "I think some people nowadays use the winters too much sometimes to work out and rest when you can go play instructional league or [Arizona Fall League] or winter leagues. There's no substitute for playing."

Sveum said he and the front office have talked about having Brett Jackson spend the winter working on some of the adjustments they want him to make rather than play.

First baseman Bryan LaHair has played in Venezuela in the winter, but said he will probably not participate in games this offseason.

• Arodys Vizcaino, whom the Cubs acquired from the Braves in the Paul Maholm deal, was at Coors Field on Tuesday to work out. Vizcaino is coming back from Tommy John surgery and should be ready to pitch in Spring Training, but Sveum said the right-hander is a starter candidate for 2014.

"He's going to come into Spring Training ready to pitch but we'll baby him through everything," Sveum said. "We'll baby that situation as much as you can and have him ready for the next season."

• The Cubs Bar & Grill was unveiled Tuesday at O'Hare Airport in Chicago. Located in Terminal 3, it features items served at Wrigley Field, such as Vienna Beef Hot Dogs. Patrons also can choose from a variety of newly created appetizers, salads, soups and burgers. More than 20 beer selections are offered at the bar, as well as a selection of cocktails and wines.

The Cubs Bar & Grill has a replica Wrigley Field marquee, Cubs memorabilia, framed autographed jerseys, photos of celebrity seventh-inning stretch performers, classic magazine covers and historic team logos. Guests will also be able to purchase Cubs souvenirs at the restaurant's retail kiosk, including authenticated game-used and autographed Cubs Authentics memorabilia.

• Cubs manager Dale Sveum has recommended to third baseman Josh Vitters and outfielder Tony Campana that they consider playing winter ball.

"The more you play, the better you're going to be," Sveum said Tuesday. "I think some people nowadays use the winters too much sometimes to work out and rest when you can go play instructional league or [Arizona Fall League] or winter leagues. There's no substitute for playing."

Sveum said he and the front office have talked about having Brett Jackson spend the winter working on some of the adjustments they want him to make rather than play.

First baseman Bryan LaHair has played in Venezuela in the winter, but said he will probably not participate in games this offseason.

• Arodys Vizcaino, whom the Cubs acquired from the Braves in the Paul Maholm deal, was at Coors Field on Tuesday to work out. Vizcaino is coming back from Tommy John surgery and should be ready to pitch in Spring Training, but Sveum said the right-hander is a starter candidate for 2014.

"He's going to come into Spring Training ready to pitch but we'll baby him through everything," Sveum said. "We'll baby that situation as much as you can and have him ready for the next season."

• The Cubs Bar & Grill was unveiled Tuesday at O'Hare Airport in Chicago. Located in Terminal 3, it features items served at Wrigley Field, such as Vienna Beef Hot Dogs. Patrons also can choose from a variety of newly created appetizers, salads, soups and burgers. More than 20 beer selections are offered at the bar, as well as a selection of cocktails and wines.

The Cubs Bar & Grill has a replica Wrigley Field marquee, Cubs memorabilia, framed autographed jerseys, photos of celebrity seventh-inning stretch performers, classic magazine covers and historic team logos. Guests will also be able to purchase Cubs souvenirs at the restaurant's retail kiosk, including authenticated game-used and autographed Cubs Authentics memorabilia.