Cubs Part Ways With LHP Brian Matusz, Recall RHP Spencer PattonPatton has a 5.11 ERA and 1.54 WHIP in nine appearances in the big leagues this season.
Levine: Cubs' 6-Man Starting Rotation Likely To Include Lefty Brian MatuszCubs manager Joe Maddon wants to give his starting staff extra rest in the final two months of the regular season.
Report: Cubs Ink LHP Brian Matusz To A Minor League DealMatusz was recently released by the Braves, after compiling a 12.00 ERA for the Orioles earlier this season.
Levine: Cubs, Orioles Discuss Trade For CastilloThe Cubs have heard from numerous clubs about catcher Welington Castillo's availability.
Ibanez Homers Twice, Yanks Sting O's In 12thRaul Ibanez lined a ninth-inning home run while pinch hitting for slumping Alex Rodriguez, then hit a leadoff homer in the 12th, giving the New York Yankees a stunning 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night for a 2-1 lead in their AL division series.
Orioles Hand Sox 2nd Straight Loss In 6-0 ShutoutChris Tillman allowed one hit over seven innings, Nick Markakis drove in three runs and the Baltimore Orioles defeated Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox 6-0 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.