Cubs Pitcher Placed On Injured List

The Chicago Cubs have placed Marcus Stroman on the injured list. This comes right before the veteran was expected to start in Sunday's game. 

At this juncture, the specific reason for this move has not been announced. Regardless of why he's out, this isn't the greatest news in the world. Stroman is in the top half of Chicago's rotation, so they naturally want him to healthy as they try to get their season back on track. 

Stroman hasn't had the best of starts with the Cubs, though. In his first five games this season, he sports a 1-3 record and 5.13 ERA. This comes after he had a 10-13 record and 3.02 ERA last season with the Mets, so naturally, they expect more from the All-Star-caliber pitcher. Alas, for now, Stroman's bounce-back bid will have to be put on pause. 

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