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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Lester (lat/shoulder) will throw a bullpen session this weekend after playing catch today. He won't come off the DL after 10 days but is progressing as is Justin Grimm (finger). He threw a bullpen session today and could go on a rehab assignment soon.

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Pondexter on the season, career and more

Sky G Cappie Pondexter talks about her motivation behind her WNBA logo tattoo, her relationship with Diana Taurasi, leaving New York for the Chicago, the success of her fashion company and more.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Future Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning visited Bears practice on Wednesday. "I know he was over at Northwestern yesterday," said John Fox, who coached Manning in Denver. "I think he's enjoying retirement."

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Overheard on Wednesday: "I was literally at Kyle Long's place as a rookie, seventh round draft pick, not even knowing if I'm going to make the roster. I was sleeping on an inflatable mattress that I bought from Wal-Mart and now look where I'm at." -- Bears left tackle Charles Leno, who signed a 4-year extension on Wednesday.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Wednesday's injury report: Bears running back Ka'Deem Carey had wrist surgery and will be out about 6 weeks. Akiem Hicks, Josh Bellamy, Jeremy Langford, Prince Amukamara and Nick Kwiatkoski all returned to practice. Pernell McPhee -- PUP list -- did side work, per head coach John Fox.

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Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears quarterback Mike Glennon, who was in Tampa when the Bucs drafted Jameis Winston, responds to Chicago letting rookie 2nd overall pick Mitchell Trubisky take some first team reps at practice.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Javy Baez take BP as Ben Zobrist waits his turn and Cub infielders take ground balls. It's a perfect evening for baseball in Cincinnati.

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Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky reacts to the team's decision to give him some first team reps during Wednesday's practice.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears coach John Fox announced that rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky took some first team reps on Wednesday and will start the second half with the starters in Chicago's third preseason game at Tennessee on Sunday. Fox says Mike Glennon will start vs. Titans and there's been no official change to the quarterback depth chart.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Anthony Rizzo discuss playing third base for an inning last night, the first lefty to do so since 1997.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Bears starting cornerback Prince Amukamara is back at practice after missing time due to mild hamstring injury. Still no sign of defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard.

Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

Chicago Bears back at it after an off day. Big storyline this week is whether rookie Mitchell Trubisky takes any first team reps in practice or in Sunday's preseason game at Tennessee.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

As expected, Kris Bryant is not in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Reds after getting hit in the hand in the ninth inning on Tuesday night. Tommy La Stella will play third base in his place. Mike Montgomery starts in place of Jon Lester who's on the disabled list. Jon Jay leads off again.

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Davidson to begin rehab assignment

The Chicago White Sox announced 3B Matt Davidson (wrist) will begin his rehab assignment with Triple-A Charlotte on Wednesday. Davidson is second on the White Sox with 22 homers this season.

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Bryant injury leads to oddity in Cincy

Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base in the ninth inning of the Cubs' win over the Reds on Tuesday, although he didn't have to field a ball. He's the first left-handed thrower to play third base since Don Mattingly played three games there, including two starts, in Aug. 1986. (Elias Sports Bureau)