>>Cubs To Place Garza On DL
(Mesa, AZ) -- Cubs pitcher Matt Garza will start the season on the disabled list. The team announced Garza is experiencing a recurring pain in his left side. Chicago will start Jeff Samardzija on Opening Day at Pittsburgh.
>>Cards Shut Down Furcal
(Jupiter, FL) -- The Cardinals have shutdown shortstop Rafael Furcal with an elbow injury. The veteran is recovering from a torn ligament in his right elbow. The "Post-Dispatch" reports that Furcal had a setback with the ailment. He's expected to be re-evaulated today.