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>>Cubs Clobber White Sox

(Chicago, IL)  --  Luis Valbuena's three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning as the Cubs clobbered the White Sox, 12-3.  Bryan LaHair and Starlin Castro clubbed two-run homers, while Alfonso Soriano and Geovany Soto added solo shots for the Cubs.  Matt Garza went six innings to improve to 3-and-5.  Paul Konerko lifted a two-run homer, while A.J. Pierzynski smacked a solo shot for the White Sox.  Zach Stewart was shelled for six runs in five-and-two-thirds innings to fall to 1-and-2.

MLB Interleague
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New York Yankees 6, Atlanta Braves 2
Cleveland Indians 10, Cincinnati Reds 9
New York Mets 5, Baltimore Orioles 0
Houston Astros 9, Kansas City Royals 7
Milwaukee Brewers 7, Toronto Blue Jays 6
Arizona Diamondbacks 7, Seattle Mariners 1
San Francisco Giants 5, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 3
Texas Rangers 2, San Diego Padres 1

>>Cubs' Dempster Lands On DL

(Chicago, IL)  --  Pitcher Ryan Dempster's trade value took a slight hit on Monday.  The Chicago Cubs right-hander has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with tightness in his right lat.  Dempster sports a glossy 2.11 ERA and 1.01 WHIP.  He has won three straight games after starting the season 0-and-3.  The 35-year-old met with general manager Theo Epstein last week to discuss potential trade options with several teams rumored to be interested.  Dempster can veto any deal.

>>Cardinals At Tigers

(Detroit, MI)  --  The Cardinals continue Interleague play with the first of a three-game series against the Tigers tonight in Detroit.  Lance Lynn puts his 10-and-2 mark on the line against Tigers ace Justin Verlander in the opener.  The Cards will also rematch with the Royals this weekend in Kansas City.

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