The biggest news out of Tuesday was the Cubs designating Bryan LaHair for assignment, while the trade for Barret Loux flew under the radar a bit.
HOUSTONThis citys Houston good, Omer Asik said. A little bit hotter than Chicago.
LOS ANGELESSaturday nights 21-point blowout defeat was an aberration for the Bulls.
The Cubs are reportedly interested in Japanese reliever Kyuji Fujikawa, according to Gerry Fraley of The Dallas Morning News (ht CubsDen).
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. The marketing department should put Jeff Samardzija front and center again. Hes got the long hair, tattoos, Notre Dame connection and blue-collar attitude.