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
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.
Chicago Sun Times reports: The feel-good story of Bobby Scales, who spent 11 seasons in the minors awaiting his chance to ”make it,” might be the latest success story for the Cubs’ farm system.
Green Bay press gazette reports: So far, so good. That’s how the baseball season has been treating former Marinette standout Greg Reinhard, who’s pitching for the Iowa Cubs.
Chicago Tribune reports: Bill Murray’s lifelong love affair with the Chicago Cubs may turn into something more.
The actor and Wilmette native has met with Tom Ricketts, who is negotiating to buy the Cubs from Chicago Tribune parent Tribune Co., about investing in his favorite baseball team, multiple sources said.
Carrie Muskat reports for MLB.com Rich Harden, Ryan Theriot, Geovany Soto and Rich Hill are among the topics in this week’s Inbox. Send your questions about the Cubs, and please include your full name and hometown.
MLB.com reports: Last year in Japan, Kyosuke Sasaki had to answer many questions about what went wrong with his former pupil, Kosuke Fukudome.