The right-hander will undergo an MRI on Tuesday to see if this is related to a muscle strain from April.
The right-hander has been on the disabled list since June 18 because of a tight muscle in his back.
The Philadelphia Phillies have placed right-hander Roy Oswalt on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
Marlon Byrd is now on the 15 day DL after being hit in the face with a pitch in the second inning of Saturday’s Red Sox/Cubs game.
The Chicago Cubs have recalled right-hander Jeff Stevens from Triple-A Iowa as well as placing Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells on the disabled list, the team announced on Friday.
Andrew Cashner was 5.1 innings into his first career start, and was looking like he had the makings of a very solid staring pitcher. But then Cashner was removed from the game and later placed on the disabled list.
Tough news for the Cubs today as they’ll have to put two starters on the disabled list after only five games. Andrew Cashner strained his rotator cuff during his first career start Tuesday against the Diamondbacks.
The Chicago Cubs received some bad news on Wednesday, both Andrew Cashner and Randy Wells are headed to the disabled list.