Tsuyoshi Wada struggled in his Wrigley Field debut, allowing five runs over four-plus innings and the Chicago Cubs pitching staff walked a season-high 11 batters in a 8-3 loss to the Padres Wednesday night.
Around the league: the Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from the Rangers, Padres’ Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games for amphetamines, and Bortolo Colon came seven outs away from a perfect game agains the Mariners.
Chicago Tribune: Cubs lose 8-3 while pondering moves for future
Chicago Sun-Times: Theo bemused by Cards’ presence in Competitive Balance Lottery
CSN Chicago: Cubs believe Jorge Soler is on a mission
NBC Sports: Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from the Rangers
CBS Sports: Padres’ Cameron Maybin suspended 25 games for amphetamines
FOX Sports: Colon overpowers Seattle in New York’s 3-2 win