- Bruce Levine, Chicago baseball beat reporter
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Baker said he would like to play on Sunday.
"It blew up and got purple right away," Baker said. "I was worried about it.
"Thankfully, the X-rays were negative. I'll ice it all night and get some treatment from our trainers and try to get out there as soon as possible."
Baker took a ball off of his hand during batting practice and was scratched from Saturday's lineup, in which he was penciled in to play third base.
Bruce Levine covers baseball for ESPNChicago.com.
Cubs infielder Jeff Baker sent to Northwestern Hospital for X-Rays; results are negative.