Cubs’ Ted Lilly doesn’t let walks beat him

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Chicago Tribune reports:
Cubs left-hander Ted Lilly, who opens a three-game series against the Cardinals on Tuesday night, is second in the National League in fewest walks per nine innings at 1.8.

“I have to be, with as many home runs as I give up,” Lilly says with a laugh


Cubs’ Bobby Scales has a lot to learn

Chicago Tribune reports: After 11 years in the minor leagues, the Cubs’ Bobby Scales is seeing cities and ballparks for the first time. He may be a veteran player but he is still a wide-eyed major-league rookie, so he should enjoy this upcoming road trip.