Hopefully La Stella’s setback isn’t serious, but it could throw the bench plans for a loop.
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If you checked out this weekend, take a quick scroll to see if you missed anything. Quite a bit going on.
The 34-year-old lefty would have challenged for a rotation spot out of the gate if not for a groin injury in the Spring.
Technically, he’s now the 10th reliever on the team. That number will shrink, but it’ll be interesting to see how Wood adjusts to his new role.
A curious move to bring the Cubs’ pitching staff to a bewildering 14. This will be temporary.
When the starter gets hit around a bit, and then the bullpen blows a couple big leads, does that make you worried about new issues? Or is this all just the same stuff?
Let’s appreciate just how magnificent that mammoth blast was.
Easily one of the craziest endings you’ll see this year.
He just reaches out, and it’s gone.
Is having three catchers about to pay off for the Cubs? If Ross goes on the DL, what happens next with the roster?
After recovering from his side/rib cage injury, La Stella will now head to AA Tennessee.
If a guy’s not going to run on a popped up bunt …
Since coming to the Cubs, he’s been very good. Last night was just the latest quality start for Hammel.
The big league team wasn’t the only one walking off yesterday.
La Stella has been out since early April with a side/rib injury. Hopefully this means he’s close to a rehab stint.
Single, triple, homer. It capped off what’s been a great four-day stretch for Bryant.
One of the best pitchers in baseball showed it off again last night.
It’s easy to focus on big moments at the plate, but Castro stepped up in a big moment at short.