CBS 2 Chicago wbbm7801059 670 The Score

Latest

Byrd Hit By Pitch In First Rehab Start

Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

White Sox Central
Shop for White Sox Gear
Buy White Sox Tickets

MLB Scoreboard
MLB Standings
Team STATS
Team Schedule
Team Roster
Team Injuries

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Don't Miss This

CHICAGO (CBS) It didn’t take long for Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd to get hit by a pitch again.

Playing with the Iowa Cubs Monday in his first rehab start since getting hit in the eye by a pitch May 21, Byrd was hit on his side in his second at-bat against the Albuquerque Isotopes.

He was unhurt and took his base, later scoring in the inning. All-in-all, Byrd went 0-for-3 with a walk, a hit-by-pitch, a stolen base and two runs while batting leadoff for Iowa.

The Cubs have not set a return date for Byrd, but he told the Chicago Tribune Monday that he hopes to be back with the major league team by Sunday.