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  1. Guerrier to seek second opinion on forearm

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs reliever Matt Guerrier, who was placed on the 60-day disabled list last week, will seek a second opinion for a tear in his right forearm flexor mass. "This is very disappointing but it is something I have been dealing with...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  2. Putnam has bone spur in right elbow

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum confirmed Thursday that reliever Zach Putnam has a bone spur in his right elbow. The Cubs put Putnam on the disabled list on Wednesday, and he underwent an MRI later that day. "I have not talked to Dr...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  3. Garza happy after solid rehab start

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza made his third minor league rehab start Monday in Des Moines, Iowa, lasting into the fourth inning and throwing 54 pitches. Cubs manager Dale Sveum talked to Garza, who is working to come back from a strained lat mu...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  4. Garza feels good after first rehab start

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza reported all systems are go after throwing his first rehab start on Wednesday. Garza is coming back from a lat strain this winter and an elbow injury in July, 2012. The Cubs are hoping that Garza can buil...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  5. Baker starts rehab with some light throwing

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs starter Scott Baker started the long road back to the major leagues with some light throwing on Tuesday. Baker was rehabbing from Tommy John elbow ligament surgery in spring training when he re-injured his arm in mid-March...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. Matt Garza on pace for mid-May return

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO - Barring any hiccups in the rehab process, Chicago Cubs starter Matt Garza is likely to return to the team in early to mid-May, according to Cubs manager Dale Sveum. "He has been throwing on flat ground and long toss," Sveum said. "Every...

    Blog | April 09, 2013
  7. Baker to have elbow examined Saturday

    Bruce Levine

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Injured Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker will meet with team orthopedic specialist Stephen Gryzlo on Saturday in Mesa, Ariz., for an examination of his sore right elbow. Baker was shut down from all throwing activity after undergo...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  8. Rotation looks shakier than once thought

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- What initially looked like a deep, if not spectacular, starting rotation for the Chicago Cubs appears questionable at best with two weeks left until opening day. Freak injuries and slow starts for some of the staff have depleted a once-...

    Blog | March 17, 2013
  9. Cubs can't afford to cut Stewart

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The theories about Ian Stewart's injury affecting his viability as the Chicago Cubs third baseman seem a bit overhyped. Stewart, though injured most of the spring, is really the only true third baseman in camp who can be projected ...

    Blog | March 10, 2013
  10. Injuries consuming Sveum's time

    Bruce Levine

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- With a little more than three weeks until Opening Day, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum seems to spend as much time with the team training staff as he does with his coaches. Two of the Cubs' star players are injured and other pl...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  11. Castro hoping to return this weekend

    Bruce Levine

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro is targeting this weekend in hopes of returning to the lineup from a strained left hamstring. Castro suffered the injury on Feb. 27 while running out a ground ball, and the Cubs have taken e...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  12. Cubs continue to prescribe rest for Castro

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro will be held out of game action for at least four more days to protect against reinjuring his strained left hamstring. The team decided on Monday to slow down the process with four weeks remain...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  13. Ian Stewart takes some swings in cage

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs third baseman Ian Stewart, who strained his left hamstring a week ago, tried hitting in the cage on Saturday. Cubs manager Dale Sveum does not expect to see Stewart in action until mid-March. "It is very frustrating...

    Blog | March 03, 2013
  14. Matt Garza of Chicago Cubs to open season on DL due to pain in si...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Matt Garza will start the 2013 season on the disabled list after experiencing recurring pain in his left side and Jeff Samardzija will be the Chicago Cubs' opening-day starter, the team announced Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2013
  15. Stewart (quad) a week away from hitting

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs don't expect third baseman Ian Stewart to start hitting for another week as he recovers from a strained quad. Stewart has done little since suffering the injury on Feb. 21 and it could make it difficult for him to ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  16. Matt Garza throws pain-free bullpen session

    Bruce Levine

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs' prospects for a solid pitching rotation were enhanced on Monday when Matt Garza threw a bullpen session for the first time since the end of July and had no complications. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer and pitch...

    Blog | February 04, 2013