MLB Rumors: What Chicago Cubs’ Dugout Scuffle Means for Starting Rotation

March 2, 2011 by  

The Chicago Cubs’ dugout was the scene of another intrasquad scuffle today, courtesy of starting pitcher Carlos Silva.

Silva, who was shelled for six runs (three earned) in his one-inning start against the Brewers, blew up at his teammates and had to be physically restrained.

With the caveat that spring training has a long ways to go yet, this incident could have a substantial effect on the Cubs’ choices for the back of the starting rotation.

Silva is one of several Cub hurlers battling for two rotation spots behind Ryan Dempster, Carlos Zambrano and newly-acquired Matt Garza. Recent reports Bleacher Report - Chicago Cubs
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