Cubs manager Joe Maddon has many service options with a late-inning lead

With Brandon Morrow fasten Carl Edwards Jr. on a infirm list, a Cubs are though their closer and their closer of a future.

Manager Joe Maddon has several options in Pedro Strop, Steve Cishek, Justin Wilson and Anthony Bass though pronounced before Thursday night’s 6-2 detriment to a Reds that he wouldn’t tell any of them who is potentially shutting on a given day.

“They usually have to be ready,” Maddon said. “I’m not going to remove a diversion in a sixth or seventh inning — since that’s a unequivocally vicious impulse — by holding somebody back. (We) competence measure a garland of runs afterward, or they competence get a bunch, and afterwards it becomes moot.

“If you’re in a conditions like this when we (don’t) have everybody, they have to be all hands on rug all a time.”

Jesse Winker on a 1-0 representation before giving adult 3 true singles to make it a 6-2 game.

Morrow was sensitively effective though removing a ton of opportunities, ranking second in a joining with a save commission of 94.1 in 26 appearances.

“Obviously we have dual of a best guys out, so other guys are going to have to step up,” ubiquitous manager Jed Hoyer pronounced Wednesday. “But we consider we already have seen guys step up, many particularly Rosario, who unequivocally has pitched great. We have to have that.

“Other teams have positively mislaid their closer — (the Cardinals’ Greg) Holland was on a DL, (the Brewers’ Corey) Knebel was on a DL. This things happens and we have to get by it.”

Darvish watch: The Cubs reported Yu Darvish felt excellent a day after his unnatural game, though they didn’t announce a preference on his subsequent move.

“He’s feeling good today, so it’s all confident now,” Maddon said.

Hoyer pronounced Darvish could go out on a rehab assignment as early as Monday, though zero is set yet. Darvish pronounced he needs usually one rehab start, though Maddon pronounced that will be dynamic by how Darvish throws.

“You could contend that’s a possibility, and if a man nails it down and throws a claim series of pitches, afterwards we competence be means to do it,” Maddon said. “But we still consider it should be a one-moment-at-a-time thing.”

Tyler Chatwood’s mother is approaching to give birth soon. “We wish to make certain all works out good for a Chatwoods, and afterwards we’ll make a decisions,” Maddon said. Luke Farrell could start Saturday’s diversion though also could be used in service a subsequent dual days.

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