Cubs' Barney Gets 5 Stitches in Knee, out for Opening Day

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Cubs' Barney Gets 5 Stitches in Knee, out for Opening Day
Rick Scuteri-USA TODAY Sports

HOUSTON -- You could have written a worse ending for the Cubs' spring training, but not one that was uglier than Saturday, especially not from Darwin Barney's perspective. While the Cubs were in the process of losing to a team of Astros' prospects 6-3, Barney overran a foul pop and wound up banging into the boundary wall beyond first base. He suffered a deep cut in his left knee, which required five stitches, and could be headed for the disabled list.

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