Cubs put Lackey, Rondon on DL
DENVER >> The Chicago Cubs have put pitcher John Lackey on the 15-day disabled list because of strained right shoulder.
The Cubs made a series of moves Friday before their scheduled game in Colorado.
The 37-year-old Lackey has made 24 starts this year in his first season with the NL Central leaders. He is 9-7 with a 3.41 ERA. Lackey’s move to the DL was retroactive to Monday.
The Cubs also put right-handed reliever Hector Rondon on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right triceps. He is a 2-3 with a team-leading 18 saves and a 2.47 ERA. That move was retroactive to Wednesday.