The Chicago Cubs are off to a 7-13 start, like last year, after a 5-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Thursday afternoon.
Top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards is scheduled have an MRI on his right shoulder Friday morning. Edwards experienced tightness in his shoulder in a side session on Wednesday.
Around the league, Yankees’ starter Michael Pineda will be suspended 10 games for “foregin substance” aka pine tar and Class-A State College Spikes will wear ‘Fresh Prince’ jerseys.
Chicago Tribune: Cubs in the same losing rut as last season
Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs top pitching prospect C.J. Edwards to have MRI
Daily Herald: Hawks first, Cubs last on smartest spenders list
CSN Chicago: Cubs have no obvious solution for ‘organic’ closer situation
ESPN Chicago: Cubs created the Sosa ‘monster’
RedEye Chicago: Wrigley’s 100th birthday cake uneaten, disposed by Field Museum; Cubs ‘disappointed’
NBC Sports: Michael Pineda suspended 10 games for “foreign substance”
CBS Sports: Class-A State College Spikes to wear ‘Fresh Prince’ jerseys