Wood Homers, Allows 1 Run In Cubs' WinTravis Wood was so dangerous at the plate Monday night that Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson actually changed pitchers before the Cubs starter could bat with the bases loaded in the sixth.
Kennedy Goes 7 Innings To Lead Diamondbacks Over Cubs, 3-2Ian Kennedy pitched seven strong innings, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks past a Chicago Cubs split squad 3-2 Monday.
Spiegel: Kid K, Take 2, At 33Maybe you’ve heard talk of, or even share, my standard reaction to Cubs maneuvers these days. The shrug. No matter the player acquired, I just can’t seem to divorce myself from broader feelings about the roster, and the man left in charge of the baseball decisions. Carlos Pena at 5 mil, with 5 mil deferred? Solid move. But where’s this club going next season?
Grote: Konerko And Putz Say No, For NowThat is a no from Paul Konerko and J.J. Putz. Each refused to accept the White Sox offers of salary arbitration and are both now on the free agent market.
Cowley: Sox offer arbitration to Konerko and Putz, no to PierzynskiLet the offseason posturing begin. The White Sox announced before Tuesday’s 11 p.m. deadline that they offered salary arbitration to free agents Paul Konerko and J.J. Putz, but declined that same offer to catcher A.J. Pierzynski and designated hitter Manny Ramirez.
White Sox Offer Arbitration To Konerko And Putz, Not A.J.The Chicago White Sox have offered salary arbitration to free agent first baseman Paul Konerko and right-handed pitcher J.J. Putz.
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