Ely returns home to face Cubs

Updated: May 27, 2010, 2:13 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

CHICAGO -- Until Tuesday, when the team opened a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers rookie right-hander John Ely had been to Wrigley Field once in his life -- which seems rather odd for a guy who grew up in Homewood, Ill., a suburb on Chicago's South Side.

But Ely grew up a diehard fan of the Chicago White Sox, the same team that drafted him in the third round in 2007 before trading him to the Dodgers last winter, along with reliever Jon Link, for Juan ...

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