Cubs Infielder Placed On Injured List

Chicago Cubs infielder Jonathan Villar has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a mouth injury. 

Villar is currently in his first season with the Cubs. In 32 games thus far, he has two home runs, 12 RBIs, and a .239 batting average. Overall, he has been off to a bit of a slow start with his new club, but there's reason to believe that he can bounce back when looking at his career. 

At this point of the season, the Cubs have a 19-27 record and are trying to get themselves back into the playoff race. Thus, losing a player like Villar right now is certainly not ideal. Here's to hoping that the veteran can return as soon as this 10-day stint on the IL is over.

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