Travis Wood gave up one hit and struck out three in three scoreless innings Thursday as the Chicago Cubs fell to the Cleveland Indians 1-0. Wood, a 2013 All-Star, had his first scheduled start rained out on Saturday.
Tom Ricketts gave a vague answer about Sammy Sosa wanting to be welcomed back into the Cubs family on WGWG-FM with hosts David Kaplan and David Haugh. Jeff Samardzija is out to prove he is an ace in 2014,a contract year, while pitcher Carlos Villanueva is not obsessed with landing the fifth spot in the rotation.
Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Villanueva not consumed with fifth spot
Chicago Sun-Times: Samardzija is a real pressure pitcher
Daily Herald: No good reason to keep Sosa away
ESPN Chicago: Samardzija out to prove he’s an ace
Fox Sports: Masterson will sacrifice to stay, so next move belongs to Indians