Cubs 5, Astros 4
Bryan LaHair of the Cubs is mobbed by teammates after hitting a game-winning one-run single at Wrigley Field. (John J. Kim, Chicago Tribune /October 3, 2012)
won't make his scheduled start Sunday for the Cubs and left-hander Travis Wood
has been summoned from Iowa as a backup.
Garza was originally set to start Saturday but he came down with a virus
and was moved to Sunday.
“Iffy” is the way manager Dale Sveum
describes Garza’s Sunday start. Sveum said the Cubs could “just skip (his turn) and get him ready five days from now.”
Backup infielder Jeff Baker also has the flu
Wood, acquired from Cincinnati in the trade for Sean Marshall
, was 1-3 with a 5.08 earned-run average at Iowa. He has not yet appeared with the Cubs.
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