>>Carpenter To Visit Specialist
(Dallas, TX) -- Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter will be having his right shoulder examined in Dallas, Texas today. Carpenter wasn't able to pitch against batters as was originally planned on Monday. He felt a weakness in his right shoulder, which is what kept him from throwing against live competition.
>>Cubs Designate Wells For Assignment
(Chicago, IL) -- The Chicago Cubs have designated pitcher Randy Wells for assignment. Wells was 1-and-2 with a 5.34 earned run average in 12 games this season for the Cubs. He pitched to a 7.15 ERA in the month of June. The Northsiders also recalled 24-year-old reliever Rafael Dolis from Triple-A Iowa. Dolis has gone 2-and-4 with four saves and a 5.68 ERA in 23 relief appearances for Chicago this season.