|Paul Maholm pitched 8-2/3 innings in Friday's Cubs win over the Astros (photo from cubs.com)|
In other Cubs news, right-handed pitcher Randy Wells, who was designated for assignment on Wednesday, cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Iowa today.
|Randy Wells has cleared waivers and accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Iowa on Friday (photo from Chicago Tribune)|
Dempster won't return to the rotation until just after the All-Star break. “I feel great, completely pain free,” Dempster said Friday morning. It won't take long after I get going."
Kerry Wood, along with his wife Sarah, and his Wood Family Foundation hosted its 7th annual Stike Zone Celebrity Bowling Tournament at 10pin Bowling Lounge on Wednesday night, which raised over $300,000 to benefit children in need.
Most of Wood's former Cubs teammates were in attendance, along with WWE Champion CM Punk, former WWE Diva Lita, the Plain White T’s band members Tom Higgenson and Dave Tirio, and ‘85 Bears player Steve McMichael.
|Ryan Dempster was all decked out for the Wood Family Foundation bowling fundraiser on June 27, 2012 (photo by Kenny Kim)|
|Kerry Wood and his family at his fundraiser on June 27, 2012 (photo from Chicago Tribune)|