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Chicago lost a member of its core Friday night. The Cubs will be without outfielder Kyle Schwarber for the rest of the season:
Mets starter Zack Wheeler will undergo a minor procedure to remove a stitch from his Tommy John surgery.
San Diego signed James Loney to a minor league deal after he was released by the Rays.
Anthony DeSclafani won't make his next scheduled start:
Anthony DeSclafani won't start Sunday, no setback, Price said, just want to make sure he's 100 percent. Being extra cautious— C. Trent Rosecrans (@ctrent) April 8, 2016
Ender Inciarte has a hamstring injury:
#Braves CF Ender Inciarte left hamstring tightness, listed as day-to-day.— David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC) April 9, 2016
Arizona already needs a fresh arm:
Looks like Matt Buschmann will be replacing Kyle Drabek with Dbacks in need of a fresh arm.— Nick Piecoro (@nickpiecoro) April 8, 2016
Brad Hand heads to the Padres:
Padres claim LHP Brand Hand off waivers from the Marlins.— AJ Cassavell (@AJCassavell) April 8, 2016
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