(Denver, CO) -- The Cubs open up a three-game series with the Rockies from Coors Field in Denver tonight. Chicago sends Travis Wood to the mound. He's 7-and-9 with a 5.10 ERA. Colorado counters with Brett Anderson, who is 1-and-3 with a 3.12 ERA. First pitch is set for 7:40.
Prized Cubs infield prospect Javier Baez has been called up to make his major league debut tonight against the Rockies. The 2011 first-round pick is ranked by ESPN as the eighth-best prospect in baseball. Baez has hit .342 with nine homers since the Triple-A All-Star break.