Paul Sullivan: Jake Arrieta’s return to the Chicago Cubs conjures memories of Fergie Jenkins in the 1980s. Can Arrieta delay Father Time a few more years?

Jake Arrieta returned to the mound in a Chicago Cubs uniform Sunday afternoon at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz., kicking off his second act in Chicago. Whether this is the beginning of the new Jake or the end of old Jake is yet to be determined, but if the Cubs hope to prove most of the experts wrong in 2021, Arrieta will have to be a big reason. Arrieta, who turned 35 on Saturday, escaped a first-inning jam in a 5-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, throwing two scoreless innings and retiring the final six batters after a single and a walk. He averaged 92 mph on his sinker in a 30-pit…

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