Cubs’ director of medical administration Mark O’Neal talks about what kinds of injuries need ice versus heat, the difference between coming back from aches and pains in hockey and baseball and several injuries that are surfacing as the baseball season progresses.
Chicago Cubs head trainer Mark O’Neal escorts Chicago Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney off the field after he was hit by a pitch to his head during the eighth inning of their game at Wrigley Field, in Chicago, on Tuesday, July 31, 2012. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/ Chicago Tribune)
It's hard to say which relief corps is worst in town, but so far it's clear Cubs and White Sox are battling way to bottom of big leaguesThere may be no worse combo than going to a baseball game in bad weather and watching a team with a bad bullpen. […]
Though Cubs starter threw 89 pitches in 52/3 innings, he retired side on 3 pitches in 3rd even with leadoff bunt singleEdwin Jackson threw 89 pitches in just 52/3 innings Saturday. But in the third, the Cubs right-hander finished off Reds hitters Billy Hamilton, Joey Votto and Brandon Phillips with just three pitches. […]