Chicago Cubs placed LHP Wade Miley in 15-day IL due to shoulder strain

NEW YORK — Chicago Cubs Placé pitcher Wade Miley Saturday's injury list: Veteran was activated one day later due to a left shoulder strain.

Miley threw 30 out of 42 pitches for strikes in the three-inning scoreless game at Yankee Stadium. After throwing some warm-up pitches, Miley was relieved. Miley claimed that he had been hurt while pitching. Josh Donaldson In the second inning, a 2-1, 13-inning loss New York

“He's going through some stuff,” Chicago manager David Ross told reporters before Saturday's game with the Yankees. “I think that he's quite optimistic. We'll wait and see. Give it time to settle down. He seems a bit sore today, I believe.

Miley, 35, was forced to leave early Friday morning after he had not pitched since May 22 due to a left shoulder strain. Before making his season debut May 10, Miley was also absent due to left elbow inflammation.

Miley was claimed by the Cubs off waivers by the Reds on Nov. 5, and he was signed to his $10 million option two days later. He is 1-0 and has a 2.84 ERA in his four starts this season.

Michael Rucker, a Triple-A Iowa reliever, was recalled to replace Miley. Rucker was optioned from Triple-A Iowa to make way for Miley. He is 0-1 and has a 5.40 ERA in 11 games.

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