Olt is encouraged by the improvements he's made to his swing after some extra work on his timing at the plate, the Cubs' official site reports. "I almost felt like I just put the bat on the ball somehow [last year]," Olt said. "I wasn't seeing pitches that I'm used to hitting. I think this year is a lot better. I'm going with my approach and being able to execute it now."
Germain Racing announces the addition of Southern Classic as an associate sponsor on the No. 13 GEICO Chevy SS driven by Mears for the 2014 Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Germain Racing PR reports.