The Chicago Cubs are right in a thick of a National League Central race, though they’re also traffic with a slew of injuries as a All-Star mangle approaches.
The group did get some good news on a integrate of players Friday, including Carl Edwards Jr. The reliever, who has been on a infirm list given May 30 with right shoulder inflammation, will make a rehab coming on Friday night as he continues to work behind from a injury, and if he’s means to come behind soon, it would assistance a bullpen that has been taxed heavily due to brief starts and injuries.
The Cubs will also get another demeanour during Kris Bryant on Friday, as he will take swings off a tee and will take belligerent balls during Wrigley Field. Bryant was placed on a infirm list with a shoulder issue, and is anticipating to get healthy after a month that saw him strike only one home run.
Unfortunately, not all of a Cubs’ damage news was good, as pitcher Yu Darvish will conduct to Texas to get a second opinion on his triceps tendinitis. The damage has kept Darvish out of a revolution given late May, and he suffered a reversal Thursday in Los Angeles when he felt pain in his arm during a bullpen session.
The Cubs will take on a Minnesota Twins during 4:05 p.m. Friday afternoon.