8/16 Morning Marquee: Chicago Cubs strikeouts rise, Homer Bailey to DL


Zack Wheeler struck out 10 and Eric Campbell cranked a three-run home run to lead the Mets to a 3-2 victory Friday night over the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field.

Around the league: Edwin Encarnacion rejoins the Blue Jays, Brandon Phillips begins his rehab stint and Homer Bailey is headed to the disabled list for the Reds, the Brewers lose relievers Tyler Thornburg and Jim Henderson for the season, and the Twins active Ricky Nolasco from the DL.

Cubbies Crib: Win eludes Travis Wood again, Cubs strikeout 14 times

Chicago Tribune: Starlin Castro wants to stay just where he is

Chicago Sun-Times: Cubs content to keep their coveted middle infielders

ESPN Chicago: Cubs’ Wada making a pitch for 2015 rotation

CSN Chicago: Cubs running out of patience with Edwin Jackson

NBC Sports MLB: Edwin Encarnacion rejoins the Blue Jays

CBS Sports MLB: Brandon Phillips to begin rehab stint; Homer Bailey headed to DL

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Axford hopes to provide more relief in bullpen

NBC Sports MLB: Brewers lose Tyler Thornburg and Jim Henderson for the rest of the season

NBC Sports MLB: Twins activate Ricky Nolasco from the disabled list

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