The Tigers gave Justin Verlander the ball on Wednesday night at AT&T Park. Who else would you rather have on the mound right now?
More than two months later, the Cubs acquired right-hander Marcelo Carreno from the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday to complete the Jeff Baker trade.
The Chicago Cubs look to take the rubber match of a three-game series with the Miami Marlins today at 1:20 CT.
Travis Wood flirted with perfection just three starts into his major-league career, throwing nine spectacular innings of one-hit shutout ball against the Phillies on July 10, 2010.