Pedro Martinez will start on Wednesday at Wrigley Field. Jamie Moyer has been sent to the bullpen.
J.A Happ will pitch on Tuesday and Cliff Lee will start on Thursday. The lefties are now split up: Happ, Martinez, Lee, Joe Blanton, and Cole Hamels. Also, if the rotation stays, Pedro could find himself pitching against the Mets at the end of August.
In addition, Rodrigo Lopez has been sent to Triple-A and Chad Durbin has been activated from the disabled list.
J.C Romero had a MRI today which revealed no structural damage. However, he has tendinitis and will not throw for at least eight days. Then, he will begin rehab in Clearwater.
In other MLB news, Bronson Arroyo and Aaron Harang of the Reds have cleared waivers. Christian Guzman of the Nationals also cleared waivers.
Chris Coughlan is first rookie with 8 straight multi-hit games since Dan Driessen for the Reds in 1973.