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Wood allowed one run on five hits and four walks, with seven strikeouts over seven innings Saturday, but did not factor into the decision in the Cubs' 3-1 win over the Braves.
Strop struck out the side in the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the Braves to earn his first save of the season.
Baker gave up five runs on four hits and three walks, with one strikeout over four innings Friday, but did not factor into the decision in the Cubs' 9-5 loss to the Braves.
Bard (abdomen) is unlikely to pitch during the Cubs' final eight games, MLB.com
GM Theo Epstein said Saturday that Gregg would not be released, the Chicago Tribune
Gregg was knocked around for four runs on three hits and three walks and took the loss to the Braves on Friday. Afterward, Gregg voiced complaints to the media in regards to the team possibly removing him from the closer's role, which drew the ire of GM Theo Epstein. Epstein suggested he'll consider releasing Gregg, Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com
Castillo (knee) was diagnosed with a partial meniscus tear Friday, the Daily Herald
Vizcaino (elbow) will not participate in the Arizona Fall League, CSN Chicago
Arrieta limited the Brewers to just a run on three hits in seven innings Thursday, striking out five and walking one for his third win in five decisions as a Cub.
Castillo will have his knee examined by a doctor Friday, the Chicago Sun-Times