College basketball analyst Digger Phelps was in the Comcast SportsNet Chicago Cubs broadcast booth Saturday to sing Take Me Out to the Ball Game during the seventh-inning stretch.
Travis Wood rolled through seven innings against his former team, but a three-run 8th inning helped the Reds to a 4-2 win Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. James Russell took the loss for the Cubs, while Bronson Arroyo picked up the win for the first place Reds.
The Cubs continued their run of grabbing talent from the San Diego Padres. First it was Anthony Rizzo, and now the team has signed the Padres director of amateur scouting Jaron Madison to fill the same role in Chicago.
Dale Sveum said he spoke with Starlin Castro about the shortstop's baserunning blunder in yesterday's 10-8 loss to the Reds. Castro is in today's lineup batting fifth.