Ryan Sweeney homered and drove home four runs on Friday, powering the Cubs to a 7-6 victory over the Cardinals in an afternoon matinee at Wrigley Field.
Hector Rondon secured his 12th save of the season on Friday, working a scoreless ninth inning to protect a one-run lead against the Cardinals.
Travis Wood struggled in a no-decision against the Cardinals on Friday afternoon, surrendering five runs (two earned) on seven hits over his five innings of work.
Justin Ruggiano (groin) is available to pinch-hit Friday.
Edwin Jackson does not have any lingering effects after leaving Thursday's start with cramping in his right hand.
Arismendy Alcantara went 2-for-5 with a stolen base and a run scored as the Cubs were trampled by the Padres 13-3 on Thursday.
Edwin Jackson left Thursday's start against the Padres in the sixth inning with cramping in his right hand.
Edwin Jackson left Thursday's start against the Padres in the sixth inning with an apparent injury.
Justin Ruggiano hasn't played since Tuesday due to some tightness in his groin.
CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Cubs are "trying to trade" Edwin Jackson.
Cubs prospect first baseman Dan Vogelbach went 2-for-5 with two solo home runs on Wednesday for High-A Daytona.
Tsuyoshi Wada took a loss Wednesday after giving up five runs in four innings versus the Padres.
Cubs prospect OF Eloy Jimenez went 3-for-5 with a home run, double and two RBI on Tuesday for the Rookie-level Cubs in the Arizona League.
CSN Chicago's Patrick Mooney reports that the Cubs have had internal discussions about moving third base prospect Kris Bryant to right field.
Cubs recalled LHP Tsuyoshi Wada from Triple-A Iowa.