Cubs Injury/Playability Notes: Baez, Contreras, Zobrist, Darvish

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Cubs Injury/Playability Notes: Baez, Contreras, Zobrist, Darvish

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A flurry of pre-game updates today on the Cubs’ injured players, as well as one guy who isn’t injured, but is still getting totally up to speed.

On Javy Baez, who jammed his thumb on a slide yesterday and is out of the lineup today, Joe Maddon said it might be a multi-day break:

Willson Contreras (hamstring) is still on target to return this weekend:

Ben Zobrist should see his first start tomorrow, and he might lead off:

And the word on Yu Darvish (forearm) from Maddon is that he’s still in line to start on Saturday, and Maddon still doesn’t think it’s serious.



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.