Cubs demote Blake DeWitt, bring up Travis Wood

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The Chicago Cubs, sporting the second to worst record in the national league, today recalled left-handed pitcher Travis Wood from Triple-A Iowa.  To make room for Wood on the roster, infielder Blake DeWitt has been designated for assignment.

Wood, wearing number 30, started for the Cubs in today’s storm delayed contest against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Wrigley Field.

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The Chicago Cubs are ready for the Cubs Way

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Another lovely picture of Mrs. David DeJesus welcomes us to another installment of Cubs related fun. Andy Sonnastine ain’t in the sun no more, real baseball is about two weeks away, the Shark has finally earned his chance and Soriano is still fooling us all.

With that said, let’s get to what the Cubs and Fridays are all about.

Ramble on …

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Cubs Deal Sean Marshall to the Reds; get Young Players in Return

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 Theo Epstein sent a message of rebuilding today. Actually he already sent that message earlier this week when he said that the Chicago Cubs were not interested in acquiring Prince Fielder. It’s clear: a youth movement, rebuilding from scratch is going on in Chicago.

Today, Theo acquired left-handed pitcher Travis Wood, outfielder Dave Sappelt and minor league infielder Ronald Torreyes from the Cincinnati Reds for left-handed pitcher Sean Marshall. Marshall leaves the Cubs with a 32-40 record, seven saves and a 3.96 ERA in 292 appearances over six seasons.

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