Wei-Yin Chen will make his third start of the season, looking to improve his record to 2-1. Chicago's Ben Zobrist has faced Chen 48 times, owning a.349/.404/.448 slash line. The Marlins will send 32-year old left-hander Wei-Yin Chen to the mound, and the Cubs will counter with 29-year old left-hander Jose Quintana.
May 10-13 vs. Braves; May 15-17 vs. Dodgers; May 18-20 at Braves. Rizzo drove in five runs with a homer and two doubles. Russell led off the third with a double and scored, then capped the inning with a two-run shot.
Mets 7, Reds 6 - At Cincinnati: Jay Bruce hit a two-run homer in his old home stadium and Adrian Gonzalez connected twice, powering NY over Cincinnati. Prado went 2 for 10 with two RBI's against the Cubs last season, and 0 for 4 in Monday's loss.
Instead of throwing punches, Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant made a decision to tickle his former teammate Starlin Castro, quickly bringing smiles to the self-serious scene.
Tony Bellew targets Tyson Fury while David Haye ponders his future
Haye landed a few shots with the right hand which resulted in Bellew shrugging his shoulders in response in a sign of confidence. I'll have to review the tapes and see exactly what went wrong, but Tony Bellew boxed a fantastic fight. "I need a megastar".
Chen (1-2) got tagged for nine runs and seven hits over three innings in his third start back from a strained left elbow. He is 0-4 with an 8.04 ERA in six starts for Iowa. On Kyle Barraclough's wild pitch, Kris Bryant to second.
The plus money with Miami is tempting, considering that The Cubs may be a bit overpriced given their recent run.
Miami managed two hits after the eventful start and couldn't take advantage of the Cubs, who had to cast Jen-Ho Tseng into an emergency start after scheduled starter Yu Darvish was forced to be placed on the disabled list with the flu. Mattingly said he will likely go on a rehab assignment before returning from the disabled list. The Cubs held infielder Javier Baez (tight groin) out of the lineup, though he hit a pinch-hit single in the seventh and remained in the game at third.
Cubs: The Cubs open a three-game series Friday against the crosstown White Sox, with RHP Tyler Chatwood (2-3, 3.31) going against RHP Carson Fulmer (2-2, 5.02).