Báez Could Return for Playoffs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs could get All-Star shortstop Javier Báez back if they reach the playoffs. Báez saw a hand specialist in Chicago who confirmed the slugger has a hairline fracture of his left thumb. With Báez and Addison Russell sidelined, touted prospect Nico Hoerner was promoted from Double-A Tennessee and got the start at shortstop against the Padres.