6/2 Morning Marquee: Chicago Cubs’ infielders battling injuries


Anthony Rizzo was ejected in the fourth inning and Jeff Samardzija had his worst outing this year in a 9-0 Chicago Cubs’ loss to the Brewers Sunday afternoon at Miller Park.

Third baseman Mike Olt took over at first base and Emilio Bonifacio moved from center field to third then Welington Castillo was pulled in the bottom of the fourth because of back stiffness forcing John Baker to enter the game.

Around the league: Blue Jays’ Mark Buehrle became baseball’s first 10-game winner, the Red Sox won their seventh straight, Rangeres’ Yu Darvish struck out 12 to complete a sweep of the Nationals, and the Pirates traded Bryan Morris to the Marlins for a draft pick.

Chicago Tribune: Rizzo’s ejection, injuries to Valbuena and Castillo test Cubs’ depth

Chicago Sun-Times: Samardzija hears trade talk, won’t listen

Daily Herald: The art of announcing baseball and knowing when not to talk

CSN Chicago: Cubs Road Ahead: New York Mets, Miami Marlins

ESPN Chicago: A convincing Castro in starting lineup

NBC Sports: Encarnacion HR helps Buehrle wins 10th as Jays roll

CBS Sports: Red Sox blank Rays for seventh straight win

FOX Sports: Darvish strikes out 12 as Rangers thwart Nationals’ sweep

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Cards suffer another ‘ugly’ loss

Cincinnati Enquirer: Reds’ 4-3 win caps off successful road trip

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bryan Morris traded to Marlins for draft pick

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