(CBS) A day after leaving the Cubs’ 5-4 loss to the Nationals in Washington, Marcos Mateo was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right-elbow soreness Tuesday.
The Cubs recalled Chris Carpenter to replace Mateo in the bullpen. They also optioned Casey Coleman to Triple-A Iowa and selected the contract of Ramon Ortiz, who will start Tuesday’s game in Washington.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Illinois; 1-3 Inches Of Snow Possible
Mateo left Monday’s game in the 10th inning with the elbow injury. Carlos Marmol replaced him in the game and allowed the game-winning run to score on a wild pitch.READ MORE: Chicago Park District Hosts Polar Adventure Days At Northerly Island
Ortiz has a career record of 85-82 and hasn’t won a game in the majors since April 17, 2007 when he was with the Minnesota Twins.MORE NEWS: Northwestern Medicine Study Gives Clues About How Long COVID-19 Symptoms Can Linger