Yovani Gallardo tossed seven strong innings and Jeff Bianchi delivered a key pinch-hit single, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Chicago Cubs 3-1 Sunday.
Scott Baker will finally make his Cubs debut Sunday.
After suffering a setback in his recovery from elbow surgery, Cubs starter Scott Baker has been shut down for at least a month.
The 31-year-old Baker signed a one-year deal with the Cubs on Tuesday after missing the entire 2012 season while recovering from Tommy John’s surgery.
Baker, 31, is coming off Tommy John surgery in 2011 that forced him to miss the entire 2012 season.
Ron Gardenhire said he was planning to play Mauer at first – for the first time in his major league career – when the Twins play the White Sox Thursday.