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Mercury Rising? Temper and Temperature Rise For The Cubs In Wrigley

Published by on May 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The news going into today's Cubs vs. Pirates game was the roster moves made before the game. The Cubs added another player to increasingly expanding disabled list and sent down Neal Cotts and Bobby Scales.

To fill the void, they called up lefty reliever Jason Waddell, whose AAA stats aren't that impressive, 0-1 5.40 ERA 12 SO in 16.2 innings, but he is really the only lefty decent enough to call up.

Andres Blanco takes the place of Aaron Miles/Mike Fontenot, if Jake Fox plays third—which is really the only place for him until the Cubs play in an American League park, where the DH will be in effect. Blanco is a switch hitter with a .342 BA against right handers and .231 against left handers.

Jake Fox...

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