Ryan Dempster, Kerry Wood return

Updated: May 3, 2012, 12:13 PM ET
By Doug Padilla | ESPNChicago.com

CINCINNATI -- The return of Kerry Wood and Ryan Dempster on Thursday cost Randy Wells and Scott Maine their spots on the Chicago Cubs' roster.

Wells' demotion made sense because he had his issues in two outings as Dempster's rotation replacement. He will go back to Triple-A Iowa.

Maine, on the other hand, got caught up in a numbers game. The left-hander had been effective since he was called up to the Cubs on April 20, posting a 1.59 ERA in five outings. He also ...

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