Michael Cuddyer said the lower left hamstring cramp that caused him to leave in the seventh inning of Thursday afternoon's 3-1 victory over the Padres will not force him to the disabled list.
Cubs left-hander Travis Wood allowed two runs over 5 2/3 innings to endure a tough, 2-0, loss at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night. The Cubs offense was shut out in both games of the doubleheader.
To say D-backs prospect Archie Bradley is ready for a big league shot is not exactly breaking new ground. He is, after all, MLB.com's top-rated pitching prospect, coming in at No. 5 in the Top 100 rankings. Though he's just 21, one gets the feeling that it's a question of when, not if, Bradley gets the call this season.
The Dodgers avoided a series sweep Thursday by beating Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, 2-1, behind seven scoreless innings from Hyun-Jin Ryu.
San Francisco batted .167 (5-for-30) with runners in scoring position during its three-game series vs. the Dodgers and mustered four hits in seven innings off starter Hyun-Jin Ryu during Los Angeles' 2-1 victory Thursday.