The Chicago Cubs have yet to decide if second baseman Darwin Barney will go on the disabled list with an injured knee, but he won't start in the season-opening game on Monday against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker won't pitch again for at least a month after doctors concluded he has a muscle strain in his arm as he attempts to return from the Tommy John surgery that caused him to miss all of last season.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Scott Baker has been shut down with a sore right elbow while third baseman Ian Stewart will start the season on the disabled list because of a strained left quad, manager Dale Sveum said Tuesday.
Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman is confident forward Marian Hossa will be fully recovered from the head injury he sustained in Game 3 of their playoff series against the Phoenix Coyotes.
Injured Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa visited with his teammates at the United Center on Monday for the first time since he was forced out of Game 3 of Chicago's quarterfinal series against the Coyotes by a hit to the head.
The Blackhawks will get the services of forward Andrew Shaw back in the lineup for Game 6 against the Phoenix Coyotes on Monday but remain without winger Marian Hossa who's still recovering from a head injury suffered in Game 3.