Chicago Cubs defeat Cincinnati Reds, 3-2

CINCINNATI -- The heat is on for some of the Cubs' younger pitchers as the schedule dwindles and there are fewer opportunities to prove something.

Never mind the auditions for next year. The temperature's also rising with each outing for some guys just to stay in the auditions with a squeeze coming on available starting slots down the stretch.

''I don't know how you approach it any other way,'' interim manager Mike Quade said after starter Randy Wells pitched well en...