Ian Desmond went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI, and a run scored in Saturday's loss to the Mets.
The home run was Desmond's sixth of the season and his second over his last five games. Along with the home runs Desmond is driving in runs (24 RBI) as well as scoring them (18 R), but his average and stolen bases have been a huge disappointment as he is hitting just .228 with only two steals while have been caught twice. Honestly though, for a middle infielder you are usually happy to get solid production in two, maybe three categories and you should not have expected much in the average department to begin with. So, hang tight and hope he gets some more stolen base opportunities going forward.ANALYST: Michael Pichan
Derrick Rose will not play against the Bucks Wednesday.
Rose was doing full-contact drills Monday and participating in 5-on-5 work Tuesday. He's building up his conditioning and it shouldn't be much longer before he's back on the court. How many minutes he logs per game once he does return might be in question as the Bulls are looking more towards the playoffs than anything else. Analysis: Howard Bender
Terrence Jones (ribs, lung) wil play Wednesday.
Jones has missed the last six games with a collapsed lung, so to see him get back on the court Wednesday is great news just from a humanistic standpoint. If he can continue to shine glass as he's done throughout the season (7.3 boards per game), then he'll be a nice asset down the stretch. Analysis: Howard Bender