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>>Cubs Head To The Desert

(Phoenix, AZ)  --  The Chicago Cubs head to the Valley of the Sun tomorrow evening to open up a three-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.  Jeff Samardzija [[ suh-MARD-juh ]] gets the nod opposite Joe Saunders in the opener.  Paul Maholm [[ muh-HALL-um ]] will start on Saturday and Matt Garza will toe the rubber in Sunday's series finale.

>>ChiSox Host Crew

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Chicago White Sox wrap up a six-game homestand tomorrow evening in the opener of a three-game series against the Milwaukee Brewers at The Cell.  Chris Sale will go up against Michael Fiers in game one.  Phil Humber gets the nod on Saturday and Jose Quintana will be on the bump Sunday.

>>Brett To Manage U.S. In Futures Game

(Kansas City, MO)  --  Royals Hall of Famer George Brett will manage the United States in the Futures Game during next month's All-Star festivities at "The K."  Brett is also serving as ambassador for Kansas City.  Former Yankees star and Puerto Rico native Bernie Williams will lead the World team.

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