News and Notes:
- Yay MLB Trade Rumors. Thanks for the help.
- Javier Baez, the Cubs' 2011 first round draft pick, who until now has been working in extended spring training, is scheduled to make his debut this weekend at Class-A Peoria.
- The Cardinals have optioned reliever Fernando Salas to Triple-A Memphis and have recalled rookie right-hander Charlie Frick.
- With the Cubs in the middle of their worst streak of the past 15 years, manager Dale Sveum has placed a high level of importance on the next few weeks in terms of future roster construction.
- The Astros have made a minor trade, acquiring minor league catcher Jorbduan Morales from the Miami Marlins for Triple-A outfielder Justin Ruggiano.
|Home||Away||Time (CDT)||Home Probable||Away Probable|
|D-backs||Brewers||3:10||Daniel Hudson (1-1)||Randy Wolf (2-4)|
|Dodgers||Astros||3:10||Chris Capuano (6-1)||J.A. Happ (4-3)|
|Cardinals||Phillies||1:15||Adam Wainwright (3-5)||Roy Halladay (4-4)|
|Pirates||Cubs||12:35||Erik Bedard (2-5)||Matt Garza (2-2)|
|Reds||Rockies||12:10||Mat Latos (3-2)||Jamie Moyer (2-4)|