Luis Valbuena broke a 3-3 tie with a solo homer in the ninth to give the Cubs a victory over the Marlins in the series opener. Carlos Marmol
The Cubs are on the clock with the No. 2 pick in June's MLB Draft, and they may have narrowed it down to Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray (left) and Stanford's Mark Appel (right).
Ian Stewart is rehabbing from a strained quad down in Triple-A Iowa, but he's just 2-for-24 in seven games, prompting Cubs manager Dale Sveum to say Stewart needs to "earn" his way back.
The Cubs have blown six saves with five different pitchers this season, leaving manager Dale Sveum still searching for answers as to who will go grab the closer's job in Chicago.