The Chicago Cubs have activated right-hander Lendy Castillo, who has been sidelined since May 11 with a left groin strain. The team also optioned left-hander Scott Maine to Triple-A Iowa.
Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters are out of the Cubs' lineup, while Bryan LaHair gets a start as the Cubs face Cincinnati this afternoon at 3:00 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet.
David Kaplan discusses on CTL what position Starlin Castro may play in the future and where he will bat in the lineup.
The Chicago Cubs made a pair of management moves on Friday, promoting Tim Wilken to Special Assistant to the President and hiring Jaron Madison as director of amateur scouting.
Brett Jackson and Josh Vitters are accomplishing life-long dreams of playing in the major leagues. But they're also getting to realize their dream as friends.
The Cubs scored five runs after the sixth inning, but their late rally came up short as they fell to the Reds, 10-8, Friday afternoon at Wrigley Field.
Josh Vitters makes his first start at Wrigley Field. Plus, the Cubs know they aren't heading into the playoffs, but wouldn't mind playing spoiler in the meantime.
After being ejected for disagreeing with the umpire, Steve Clevenger says he will be acting more like a catcher and promises Dale Sveum that type of outburst won't happen again.
After Alfonso Soriano's game-winning home run on Thursday, the Cubs will battle the Reds in the second matchup of the three-game series at Wrigley Field.
While Anthony Rizzo doesn't view the Cubs as "his team" just yet, the day is coming when he'll be looked to as a leader on the club. And when that happens, the first baseman says he'll do it with more actions than words.