6/3 Morning Marquee: Javier Baez injured, Astros’ Jon Singleton called up


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The Chicago Cubs had a scheduled off-day Monday, but the team still made news with top prospect Javier Baez did not play and is listed as day-to-day with a sore wrist.

Kris Bryant was 2-for-4 with one walk and one strikeout while Albert Almora was 0-for-5 for Daytona.

The Cubs begin a three-game set against the New York Mets Tuesday night at 7:05 p.m. CT with Jake Arrieta (1-1) taking the mound and will be opposed by Zac Wheeler (2-5).

Around the league: the Astros called up top prospect Jon Singleton, the Indians snapped the Red Sox’s seven-game win streak, White Sox’s Jose Abreu homered off Clayton Kershaw in his return from the disabled list.

Chicago Tribune: Cubs’ Core Four report: Bryant extends hit streak to 6 games

Chicago Sun-Times: Hoyer remains bullish on manager Rick Renteria

Daily Herald: Cubs of 2014 not much different than 2013

CSN Chicago: Good, bad, ugly: The Cubs at the two-month checkpoint

ESPN Chicago: Baez, Bryant can fill the (inevitable) void

NBC Sports: Report: Astros call up top prospect Jon Singleton and sign him to long-term contract worth up to $35 million

CBS Sports: Indians snap Red Sox’s seven-game win streak

FOX Sports: Abreu involved in freak pregame accident, then homers off Kershaw

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