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Cubs, winless Darvish face Reds

The Chicago Cubs certainly aren't paying right-handed starter Yu Darvish $126 million for this.

Almost two months -- and seven starts -- into his Cubs career, Darvish still hasn't won. He's still not giving them a lot of innings, and he's certainly not pitching like a top-of-the-rotation starter should, especially given the amount of money he's making.

Still, when Darvish (0-3) starts Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park, in his second start since the flu sent him to the disabled list, manager Joe Maddon will accept a performance much like his first start.

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Leaders
AVG: A. Almora Jr..305
HR: J. Báez10
RBI: J. Báez37
SB: J. Báez5
W: J. Quintana5
ERA: J. Lester2.52
Saves: B. Morrow10
K: J. Quintana45
NL Central
TeamWLPctGB
Milwaukee 2818.609-
Pittsburgh 2619.5781.5
Chi Cubs 2419.5582.5
St. Louis 2419.5582.5
Cincinnati 1631.34012.5
Full Standings
General Batting (Rank)
AVG: .258 (7)
Runs: 231 (4)
Hits: 395 (12)
Home Runs: 48 (19)
Stolen Bases: 15 (27)
OBP: .340 (2)
SLG: .429 (7)
Total Bases: 656 (9)
General Pitching (Rank)
Earned Run Average: 3.33 (3)
Runs Allowed: 164 (3)
Saves: 11 (15)
Strikeouts: 379 (16)
OpBA: .220 (2)
OBP: .315 (13)
SLG: .360 (4)
Run Support: 5.27 (3)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
5/19 R. Rosario Called Up from Minors (recalled as 26th roster player)
5/18 J. Heyward Removed From 10-Day DL (Concussion)
5/18 R. Rosario Sent to Minors
5/17 R. Rosario Called Up from Minors
5/16 D. Bote Sent to Minors
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Injuries
Date Player Status
5/7 J. Báez Right groin strain (day-to-day)
5/7 J. Heyward off 10-day DL
5/4 Y. Darvish off 10-day DL
4/20 E. Butler Right groin strain (on 10-day DL)
4/18 B. Zobrist off 10-day DL
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