With Matt Garza currently sick, the Cubs called up Travis Wood to take Garza's spot in the rotation.
The only problem is, whose spot would Wood take on the roster?
The Cubs answered that question Sunday morning, designating utility man Blake DeWitt for assignment to make room for Wood on the roster.
DeWitt was designated for assignment this winter to make room for Adrian Cardenas, but DeWitt cleared waivers and eventually won his spot back with the big-league club in spring training. Manager Dale Sveum hopes that happens again.
Hopefully he clears waivers and elects to stay with us, Sveum said before Sundays series finale against the Dodgers. Its just an unfortunate thing more than anything, just because of the flu bug cost the guy a job in the big leagues. Hopefully he stays in the organization and doesnt get claimed so hes back here to help us sometime soon.
DeWitt was hitting .138 with no home runs and one RBI in 18 games.
Paul LaTour contributed to this article.
The Chicago Bulls will introduce Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and Lauri Markkanen today, and you can watch on CSN or live stream at CSNChicago.com/watchlive.
Tune in as coverage starts at 11 a.m. with players set to take the podium.
The trio was acquired in the Bulls' trade with the Minnesota Timberwolves. LaVine is rehabbing from a torn ACL, which cut his strong campaign short last season. Dunn is coming into his second season and was a player Gar/Pax thought highly of in last year's draft. Markkanen is a stretch-four that was drafted out of Arizona with the No. 7 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft.
Read more about the new Bulls in Mark Strotman's scouting report.
The White Sox take on the New York Yankees on Tuesday, and you can catch all the action on CSN and live streaming on CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App.
First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on White Sox Postgame Live.
Today’s starting pitching matchup: Jose Quintana (4-8, 4.69 ERA) vs. Luis Severino (5-3, 3.30 ERA)
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