Tyler Chatwood

Tyler Chatwood: 'I need to be more competitive'

Joe Maddon believes the Cubs starting rotation 'will be there soon' with some work on command and Tyler Chatwood knows he has to improve his competiti

Joe Maddon

Cubs’ Tyler Chatwood: 'I've just got to be better with my command'

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Series preview: Cardinals at Cubs

<i>All games on WSCR-AM 670.</i><p><b>Monday:</b> 6:05 p.m., WGN-9.<p>RH Adam Wainwright (0-2, 5.06) vs. RH Tyler Chatwood (0-2, 4.91).<p><b>Tuesday:</b> 7:05 p.m., NBCSCHESPN.<p>RH Michael Wacha (2-1, 5.52) vs. LH Jon Lester (1-0, 4.40).<p><b>Wednesday</b><b>:</b> 1:20 p.m., ABC-7.<p>RH Luke Weaver (2-0, 2.08) vs. RH Kyle Hendricks (0-1, 3.71).


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Yu Darvish

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Chatwood saves a run | MLB.com

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Tyler Chatwood on first Cubs start: 'I was good at getting out of traffic'

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